The Social Worker of the Year Awards is a registered charity (No. 1144458) with a small team which manages and steers the development of the awards. The aims of the charity are to:
- Give recognition to the challenging work of qualified social workers
- Promote best practice in the profession and celebrate success
- Improve understanding of the range of work which social workers undertake
- Celebrate and promote diversity and equal opportunities in social care.
The charity is managed by a Board of Trustees who all give their time voluntarily to support the development of the awards.