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 opened on Tuesday 19th April 2022 and will close on Friday 24th June 2022. You can nominate an inspiring colleague or team here!

 



Enter #SWA22 now!

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

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Limited sponsorship opportunities remaining for #SWA22 ✨

Don't miss out! Demonstrate your organisation’s appreciation for the ongoing dedication of your employees from just £2,500

Email us for more information at awards@socialworkawards.com📩

Enter the Team of the Year, Children’s Services award!

This is for the team who have made a big difference through their outstanding work in such difficult circumstances.

Enter here > https://bit.ly/enterSWA22

#SWA22 #childrenssocialwork

Enter the award for Team of the Year, Adult Services!

Recognise your outstanding #adultsocialwork team by nominating them for Team of the Year, Adult Services, in this year's #SWA22.

Enter here > https://bit.ly/enterSWA22

https://youtu.be/TFM1bqOFqts

Enter the Team Leader of the Year, Children’s Services award!

Has your team leader in children's services had a positive impact on social workers in their team and on the lives of people who use the services?

If so, enter them here > https://bit.ly/enterSWA22

#SWA22

Enter into the Team Leader of the Year, Adult Services category!

Open to team leaders/department managers who are responsible for adult social work teams, like Kudakwashe Kurashwa from #SWA21.

Enter > https://bit.ly/enterSWA22

#SWA22 #adultsocialwork

https://youtu.be/AQIegJXN6Q4

Enter the Newly Qualified Children’s Social Worker of the Year award category!

Anna O'Brien won NQSW at #SWA21. This year there are two NQSW categories to enter in both adult's and children's services.

Nominate a NQSW here > https://bit.ly/enterSWA22

https://youtu.be/eKc0EGiAbX8