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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LATEST TWEETS

Throwback to our 2021 winners!
Meet Melanie Noel, Adult SW of the Year! 🤩

"Mel's contribution throughout her career has had a phenomenal impact on people, families, communities, colleagues, and organisations."
Watch her story > https://youtu.be/HtbaGhmDSFM

Who will win at #SWA22?

🌟SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT 🌟
🌟Category Sponsor @wandbc 🌟

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

https://bit.ly/SWAWandsworth22

#SWA22 💙

Really pleased we, @Torbay_Council are sponsoring the Student Social Worker of the Year Awards. Students bring fresh curiosity, up to date best practice and an enthusiasm for learning that is infectious! https://twitter.com/socialworkaward/status/1554857411793633280

As always, it's an honour to be the headline sponsor of The Social Worker of the Year Awards for the 12th year in a row, celebrating the outstanding achievements of practitioners and teams up and down the country. 🌟

#SWA22 https://twitter.com/socialworkaward/status/1555209791617761285

🌟SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT 🌟
🌟Category Sponsor @hantsconnect 🌟

Sponsoring 'Adult Social Worker of the Year', we are delighted that Hampshire is continuing their support as a category sponsor for The Social Worker of the Year Awards 2022!

https://bit.ly/SWAHampshire22

#SWA22 💙

💫Sponsorship opportunities available for £2,500! 🌟

Benefits:
1⃣ Website promo
2⃣ Twitter / LinkedIn promo
3⃣ E-newsletter promo
4⃣ Media campaigns
5⃣ All printed materials
6⃣ At the awards ceremony
7⃣ Sponsor certificate
+ more!

Email: awards@socialworkawards.com
#SWA22