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What we do

One Stop Social is the UK’s fastest growing specialist social work and care professional’s hub. Providing the latest news, jobs, resources, training and events, One Stop Social is the ‘one stop shop’ for both professionals and services in the sector. We offer a wide range of services, including practice education, social work consultancy, training and recruitment for the Social Work and Care Sector. We have also recently launched our hugely successful ‘OSS Membership’; which is available on both an individual and corporate basis.

We continue to collaborate with a number of leading services across the UK, leading to our involvement in reviewing the national social work standards and becoming a stakeholder in Social Work England. With over 30 year’s front-line experience, we are committed to remaining a front-line service led organisation that is passionate about supporting social work and care professionals.

Our Community

Since 2016, One Stop Social has been trusted by practitioners and services across the UK to support good practice within social work. We’ve been joined in our mission to champion social work by over 25,000 subscribers to our newsletter, and One Stop Social is now being invited to represent front-line practice more directly in governmental policy.

Our reputation speaks for itself, but we’re not in this alone. We’re now able to invite you to have your say on how the future of social work should be shaped. We’re able to recommend improvements that come direct from our community; so take this opportunity to have your voice heard.

In the 3 short years we’ve been around, we have supported the professional development of thousands of UK social workers by assisting with interview skills, practice education, CPD sessions, legal training, access to relevant jobs and resources to build good practice. And this is just the beginning.

Our Services

We offer a number of excellent services, all focusing on supporting and developing the Social Work and Care Profession.

Practice Education

We have a consortium of Practice Educators from across England and Wales, all with extensive experience and stage 2 qualified. Our team work nationally to guide and instruct the future generation of social workers

Training & Courses

Our association of training providers offers a wide range of excellent CPD training courses and events throughout the UK. We also offer service specific and bespoke training packages, tailored to the needs of your staff

Work & Care Together Events

We organise national social work and care conferences throughout the UK; offering services an opportunity to showcase what they do, and delegates the chance to attend free CPD training courses


As a Social Work and Care Collective, we help professionals find their next quality role. We can assist by offering employability skills and CV matching services. Join us to see how we can support you

Social Work Consultation

We work with a number of Local Authorities and Services throughout the UK, helping them develop their practice and service delivery. Ranging from Social Work Academies, Adult Social Care Learning and good practice guidance; we offer expertise and hands-on assistance to shape the future of social work

One Stop Social Membership

We are a social work collective run by social workers, for social workers, and we want you to join us. If you’re interested in a corporate membership for your service package, please get in touch with our team.

Return to Social Work

If you’re a qualified social worker looking to get back into the profession we can help. We offer CPD training, support in CV application and linkage with relevant placement experiences.

Contact us today for further information.

Advertise with us

We offer a number of advertising opportunities via our various platforms. For further information, please get in touch.

Our Website

We offer great opportunities for Local Authorities and Services to advertise vacancies, training and events with us. All listings are quality assured by us, as we only want to promote the best to our Social Work & Care Community. We get between 600 and 1.3k unique visitors to our website each day, and average between 42-50k page views each month (increasing monthly); offering excellent exposure to professionals nationwide.

Advertise Vacancies

Find your perfect candidate with our recruitment options by advertising direct to our community of social work and care professionals. Select from a yearly or monthly subscription package and post unlimited job ads. We are integrated with Broadbean and Logic Mellon but also offer recruiters the option of posting adverts direct onto our website.

Sponsored News Articles

As thought leaders within the sector, we regularly comment on thought-provoking topics within social work and care on our News Page. We offer services sponsorship avenues that connect professionals with relevant news, services and products.

Banner and Button Ads

We offer great opportunities to promote your service on our website and e-newsletters, via banner and button ads. Maximise your reach today with some of the most cost-effective advertising options in social work and care.
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Email options

Our weekly e-newsletter provides our users with up-to-date content, recommended resources and useful news. With open and click-through rates matching industry standards, we offer advertisers a relevant media platform to promote their message to a captive audience.

'The OSS' - Magazine

We invite Councils and Services to feature in our quarterly print magazine called ‘The OSS’ which will be shared across our social work community. With a prominent social work figure Guest Editing every edition, The OSS contains insightful editorials about current social work and care issues, interviews with practitioners, featured events, resources and more.

Upload your CV

We're here to make the process easier however we can. So, if you’re job seeking within social work or care, upload your CV with us we'll help match your CV to the most relevant Social Work & Care Job. We even offer employability skills and interview advice to support you along the way.

To showcase good practice in the UK, champion innovation and build our collective on your ideas and values.
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