Principal Social Worker Network


Chair: Jenefer Rees, Principal Social Worker, LB Islington

Membership: The network is open to London Principal Social Workers


Key Aims for 2018/19

  • Fostering a spirit and culture of partnership amongst PSWs across London;
  • Providing a forum for inclusive learning;
  • Acting as a key reference point for the London ADASS Branch, identifying issues that require cross-borough attention and London level work;
  • Feeding into the national PSW network;
  • Sharing new practices and approaches; and
  • Facilitating consistent approaches and improvement in social work practice

Resources

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Recent News

Adult Social Work Health Check Survey 2018 - LGA report findings

The findings from the survey provide a snap shot of continuous improvement locally, regionally and nationally and enable the identification of trends, which can help to shape and inform priorities[...]

Collaborative Commissioning - Apprenticeships

Background Boroughs have been working together to explore how they can closely collaborate to realise the benefits of the Social Worker Apprenticeship Standard, which was published in December 2018. All London boroughs[...]

Adult Social Care Recruitment Campaign

Visit the DHSC for more information The ‘Every Day Is Different’ campaign will show how rewarding social care careers can be – 96% of care professionals feel their work makes a[...]


Future meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
05/09/2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - August 2019
London Councils, London
12/09/2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar: Evidence for strengths and asset-based approaches for social work practice

Find out about the evidence for strengths and assets-based outcomes, and learn how to implement models of practice and interventions for a strengths and asset-based approach. If you can’t make it on the day – no problem. Just sign up and we will send you a link to the recording.

Sign up: NICE/SCIE webinar

27/11/2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - November 2019
London Councils, London
26/02/2020
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - February 2020
London Councils, London

Previous meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
13/06/2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - June 2019
London Councils, London
27/02/2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - February 2019
London Councils, London
03/12/2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
PSW Network - December 2018
London Councils, London

Please note this meeting has been rescheduled from 28th November 2018

13/09/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - September 2018
London Councils, London

This meeting was moved from 29th August 2018

30/05/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - May 2018
London Councils, London
09/04/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - April 2018
London Councils, London

This meeting was rescheduled from 28th February 2018 due to inclement weather.

06/12/2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - December 2017
London Councils, London
29/11/2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Adult Social Care Conference

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09/11/2017
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Safeguarding Annual Event

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20/09/2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - September 2017
London Councils, London
16/06/2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - June 2017
London Councils, London

Please note this meeting has been rescheduled from 7th June 2017.

15/03/2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - March 2017
London Councils, London
14/12/2016
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - December 2016
London Councils, London
14/09/2016
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - September 2016
London Councils, London
15/06/2016
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - June 2016

Focused on:

  • Extending the Memorandum of Understanding to adult social care
  • Housing for social workers in London
  • Healthcheck toolkit
  • Studying SW supervision – progress to date
23/03/2016
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
London’s Workforce: Action Together
The Kia Oval, London
02/03/2016
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Principal Social Workers Network

Focus on using NICE guidance to inform practice

09/12/2015
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Principal Social Workers Network

Focus on health check template and employers standards

10/07/2015
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Joint PSW Conference

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