RECOGNISE INSPIRING SOCIAL WORK

Recognising inspirational social work

The Social Worker of the Year Awards is the only major national awards event for social work in England, attracting hundreds of entries every year and reaching millions of people with positive stories of outstanding social work, creative and compassionate practitioners and outstanding practice

 

Following three years of virtual events, the Social Worker of the Year Awards will return as a physical awards ceremony on Friday 4th November 2022

 

This year we will announce Gold and Silver award winners in 18 categories across adult and children’s social care. Returning categories for 2022 include Social Justice Advocate Award, Lifetime Achievement Award and University of the Year

 

Entries for the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2022 are now closed. Good luck to all those nominated!

 



Key Dates 2022

APR:
2022 ENTRIES OPEN
JUN:
2022 ENTRIES CLOSE
Jul:
JUDGING PERIOD
AUG:
2022 SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

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NOV:
AWARDS CEREMONY

GUIDE TO NOMINATIONS

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We’re proud to be sponsoring #SWA22 again this year and looking forward to hearing all the stories about amazing #socialworkers who all deserve acknowledgment and recognition for all that they do 🙌🏼 https://twitter.com/socialworkaward/status/1559464494790807555

🌟SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT 🌟
🌟Category Sponsor @OurCSWM 🌟

We are delighted to announce that Children's Social Work Matters is continuing its long-standing support as a category sponsor for The Social Worker of the Year Awards 2022!

https://bit.ly/SWACSWM22

#SWA22 💙

Want to get reading over the summer?

Here’s 10 books recommended by us.

And, if you have a social work related book, fiction or non- fiction, which you want students and professionals to know about do let us know.
https://thestudentsocialworkhub.wordpress.com/2022/07/23/student-book-recommendations/… via
@SWbohemians

Our #trustee @SocialWorkerGaz giving some words of wisdom this month 🙌🙃

Throwback to our 2021 winners!
Meet @AlexandraCapit8, Children's SW of the Year! 🥇💫

“She is a credit to the social work profession, and she is extremely dedicated to the young people and families she supports."
Watch her story > https://youtu.be/JQireL5JgJw

Who will win at #SWA22?

We've been busy shortlisting entries for #SWA22!

Judging has now finished - there were so many wonderful social workers that were entered - and we will announce the shortlist in the next few weeks 🤩

These were some of the judges who joined the in person judging day.