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24 04, 2019

Top Tips: How To Be A Good Social Work Manager

2019-04-23T17:50:43+01:00

As practitioners, what qualities do you look out for and value in a manager? Below we've put a few 'top tips' that we hope will help assist managers in developing their skills and support [...]

Top Tips: How To Be A Good Social Work Manager 2019-04-23T17:50:43+01:00
19 04, 2019

How To Be A Social Work Manager Practitioners Value

2019-04-19T08:33:11+01:00

We may wax lyrical about our founder and leader Matt Hughes, his vision for a modern social work community and how passionate he has made the whole One Stop Social team about promoting good practice; [...]

How To Be A Social Work Manager Practitioners Value 2019-04-19T08:33:11+01:00
18 04, 2019

My Social Work Story Series: I thought I Couldn’t Be A Social Worker Anymore

2019-04-17T17:18:21+01:00

When I graduated in 2012 from University of Birmingham, I was dead set on working in children’s services. My first job post university was as a family support/learning mentor in a primary school in [...]

My Social Work Story Series: I thought I Couldn’t Be A Social Worker Anymore 2019-04-17T17:18:21+01:00
16 04, 2019

If knowledge is power – who gets to wear the cape?

2019-04-12T10:29:36+01:00

There is a bit of a standing joke between myself and some friends about wearing capes. Capes are knowledge. We all admit some days are harder than others with our kids and some days [...]

If knowledge is power – who gets to wear the cape? 2019-04-12T10:29:36+01:00
15 04, 2019

A Cover is Not the Book: Reviewing Prejudices in Social Work

2019-04-12T16:42:42+01:00

No matter how we try, there are prejudices everywhere. Our minds immediately assume someone with glasses looks intelligent, tattoos imply a rebellious nature and millennials are ‘snowflakes’. While some have an inherent predisposition towards making [...]

A Cover is Not the Book: Reviewing Prejudices in Social Work 2019-04-12T16:42:42+01:00
29 03, 2019

NQSW explores relationships as the heart of social work

2019-03-29T12:14:39+01:00

Throughout my social work education, it was drummed into me the need to be a radical social worker. Fight for social justice they said, stand up to the establishment they said, [...]

NQSW explores relationships as the heart of social work 2019-03-29T12:14:39+01:00
28 03, 2019

My Social Work Story Series: NQSW’s journey to Social Work

2019-03-28T08:10:52+01:00

I completed my first degree in social welfare in 2003, going to university away from home straight after school. I then worked for a local authority in their homelessness team. I had [...]

My Social Work Story Series: NQSW’s journey to Social Work 2019-03-28T08:10:52+01:00
25 03, 2019

Emergency Duty Team – Social Work in the wee hours!

2019-03-26T16:34:09+01:00

Do you need a social worker outside of 09:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday? Well then, you need an emergency duty team social worker! But hang on, as always, we still don’t have [...]

Emergency Duty Team – Social Work in the wee hours! 2019-03-26T16:34:09+01:00
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