All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Work calls on employers to step up efforts to improve wellbeing of mental health social workers
by Rachel Carter Photo: Time to Change Social workers in mental health services are being placed under increasing stress but left without adequate support for their own wellbeing, according to a new report. The All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Work called on employers to produce explicit plans for improved mental health support for […]
Sarah Carr, who chairs the National Service User Network, [NSUN] said: "Support from a social worker with the right skills and expertise can be transformational for people living with mental health problems.
Health Social workers are specially trained to support people and families dealing with mental health problems The Department of Health is giving £10m to a fast-track scheme training graduates to become social workers in community mental health teams. The scheme run by charity Think Ahead aims to recruit 300 graduates by 2018 to work […]
Historic social work meeting agrees joint approach to safeguard and promote a valuable profession:
A meeting of UK social work organisations has agreed to campaign collectively to safeguard their valuable profession.