One Stop Social is a social work and care professionals hub. It’s the place to access the latest training, resources, services, find a jobs and much more. Search using our directories today: 

  • Jobs Board
  • CV Library and Jobs Match Facility
  • Social Care Directory
  • Resources Board
  • Training & Courses Board
  • Events Board

One Stop Social is a place for both social work and care sector providers – including training providers, recruitment consultants and sector specialists – to promote front-line services, advertise vacancies and publicise training, events and resources. We are run by frontline practitioners, so have become a very trusted site that offers nothing but quality services. 

Look for work in the social work or social care sector? Register for a free ‘Candidate’ account and upload your CV. 

Matt Hughes One Stop Social

Our Team

The Founder & Managing Director of One Stop Social is Matt Hughes. Matt has extensive experience working as a front-line Support Worker, Social Worker and Manager for Children’s Social Care and Youth Offending Teams, which dates back to over a decade. In that time, he has managed police officers, probation officers, social workers and support workers. Matt has assisted a Local Authority during Ofsted inspection to manage, ‘trouble-shoot’ and support qualified staff. he has also led in specific areas of service delivery development – such as front-line working, criminal youth justice, court work and implementing safeguarding procedures. Specialisms include:

  • Development of best practice policies, guidance and procedures.
  • Development and implementation of safeguarding plans.
  • Development of best practice in Lancashire Youth Justice Court Work (YOT) – including a 40-page document sentencing outcomes for CYP’s.
  • Managing difficult and complex cases.
  • Managing and supporting staff with performance related issues.
  • ‘Trouble-shooting’ work related issues – whether procedural or individually related.
  • Managing business development.

Neil Byers One Stop socialNeil Byers joined the One Stop Social team in January 2017. Neil previously worked with LWDP, which sadly closed after many years of supporting the Adult Social Care Sector to improve the quality of care delivered by staff to their clients.

The good news is that we have offered Neil the opportunity to join our team so that he can continue to help improve the care delivered across Lancashire in the way he did during 14 years with LWDP.

Matt had this to say about Neil:

“I am very excited and pleased that Neil has decided to join our team. I have worked with him in his previous role and know how highly regarded he is within the Adult Social Care Sector.

He shares the same passion for improving standards within the Social Care and Social Work Sector as we do here at One Stop Social. He has extensive experience in helping Care Providers with recruiting and in the retention of the right staff (which is a major issue for managers in this Sector). He will continue his work as a Relationships Manager and I am already seeing his input into developing the practices and services offered by One Stop Social.”

If you want Neil to come out and meet with you to discuss how you can access One Stop Social’s services, feel free to email him at or alternatively you can contact him on 07377 712002, and we can arrange a visit.

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