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The dedication and achievement of social workers across Scotland was recognised when Childcare and Early Years Minister Mark McDonald presented the SASW Social Work Awards earlier today. The annual Scottish Association of Social Work awards were held in Edinburgh on World Social Work Day before an audience of 120 guests,…
The winners of the Skills for Care Accolades awards celebrating innovation and excellence in adult social workforce development have been announced. The winners of nine hotly contested categories were revealed at an awards ceremony held yesterday at the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool. The winners in each category were: Best employer…
‘Putting your head above the parapet’ and ‘silo busting’ are two of the categories in the new Scottish Social Services Awards, launched today. Highlighting the commitment of the people in this sector, the awards acknowledge innovation, joined up thinking and a willingness to speak up for vulnerable people. Other categories…
The Scottish Sensory Awards, from the Scottish Council on Deafness (SCoD) and the Scottish Council on Vision Impairment (SCOVI), showcase good practice, promote the rights of people living with sensory impairments in Scotland and recognise the range of work with deaf, deafblind and visually impaired people undertaken across the statutory,…
Skills for Care have announced the finalists for their forthcoming Care Accolades which reward adult social care organisations who deliver high quality care. The Accolades recognise excellence and innovation offered by adult social care providers in 10 different categories reflecting the diversity of a growing sector worth £43 billion to…
The Head of Dementia Innovation at a national charity has been honoured with a prestigious award, given in memory of a dementia activist. April Dobson is the 2016 recipient of the Hennell Award for Innovation and Excellence in Dementia Care, which is open to everyone who has attended a course…
Sixteen inspiring social workers have been honoured for their commitment to social work and described as “tremendous role models” for the profession after they took home the top prizes at the national Social Worker of the Year Awards. Awards were presented for a variety of categories across both children’s and…
Northern Ireland's social workers have been honoured at the 2016 Social Work Awards ceremony in Armagh this week. Hosted for the first time by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust, the Awards celebrated the contribution of service users and highlighted the rich and diverse range of people social workers…
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