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"I’m pleased that this event recognises the crucial role that our social workers play, and the immeasurable contribution they make to society.

These awards are vital in recognising and rewarding the outstanding practice and practitioners that I know are working so hard all over the country. My warmest congratulations to all of the nominees and winners."

Rt Hon Nicky Morgan, Member of Parliament
Secretary of State for Education

Winners announced for the 2014 Social Worker of the Year Awards

The Social Worker of the Year Awards are about recognising the excellent, diverse work that takes place in the profession and celebrating the many outstanding achievements of social workers across England.

Social work practitioners are encouraged to gain recognition for their achievements in 17 different categories in children’s and adult services. There are individual and team awards as well as categories for newly qualified social workers, practice teachers and the best social work employers.

The winners of the 2014 social work awards, which are organised by a registered charity, were announced on Friday 28th November during an awards presentation which took place at the Lancaster Hotel in London.

Professor Ray Jones

Professor Ray Jones
(chair)
Professor of Social Work


Beverley Williams

Beverley Williams (founder & trustee)
Qualified Social Worker


James Rook

James Rook
(trustee)
Sanctuary Social Care

Ruth Smith

Ruth Smith
(trustee)
CommunityCare.co.uk

BASW
Corporate Partners
The College of Social Work
Corporate Partners