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Where can I find further information?

We have listed below a number of Links and Resources that will help you with your journey:

A regulator set up to protect the public. To do this they keep a Register of health and care professionals who meet their Standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health.
http://www.hpc-uk.org/

 

The Largest professional association for social work in the UK.
https://www.basw.co.uk/

If an employer is not sponsoring you for a social work degree, you may be eligible for financial help towards studying. Contact the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) for information.
http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/Students/825.aspx

The Signs of Safety is an innovative strengths-based, safety-organised approach to child protection casework. This website provides information and guidance relating to Signs of Safety.
http://www.signsofsafety.net/

Further information about the Care Act for Adult Services.
http://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/Standards/Care-Act/Care-Act.aspx

A key partner and approved HCPC provider of Suffolk’s 2 entry routes into Social Work.
https://www.uea.ac.uk/socialwork

Organisation co-ordinating voluntary work in Suffolk
http://www.communityactionsuffolk.org.uk/

Information about what is going on in Suffolk
http://www.visitsuffolk.com/

Information about Suffolk – activities, events and information about the county
http://www.discoversuffolk.org.uk/

A key partner and approved HCPC provider in Suffolk for Social Work. 

https://www.uos.ac.uk/

What our Social Workers have to say...

Social Worker Victoria Morphew
Victoria Morphew

“Working in Suffolk County Council you cross paths with lots of other professionals; everyone is really friendly and all want to build really good working relationships. You have a great network of contacts and support here.”

Social Worker Jade McMurray
Jade McMurray

“There’s nothing better than when you’ve been able to make those changes and support a family along their journey and to have such a positive outcome, when you’re able to step back and let them do it for themselves.”

Social Worker Cheryl Robinson
Cheryl Robinson

"I am proud to be a Social Worker in Suffolk, making a real difference to Children and their families lives."

Social Worker Tunde Oyeniyi
Tunde Oyeniyi

“I have been at Suffolk County Council almost 7 years and been ABE trained, completed a post qualifying specialist award in children and families with the University of East Anglia and have my Practice Educator award.”

Social Worker Charnine De'ath
Charnine De'ath

“Our role is about getting people to see that there is something better out there for them and their children and that they are able to make the positive changes for themselves with the support of us and their family & friends - We empower families and give them the confidence to make changes”

Social Worker Leon Gillings
Leon Gillings

“I chose social work because I liked the idea how helping people whilst also being accredited as a professional. I wanted a career that was meaningful, full of challenge and diversity and that I could be proud to be a part of.”