Principal Social Worker Network


Chair: Jenefer Rees, Principal Social Worker, LB Islington
Vice-chair: Rhiannon Cardillo, Principal Social Worker, LB Richmond and Wandsworth
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

Incredible carers celebrated at London’s inaugural Carer Festival

The first ever London-wide Carer Festival, organised by LondonADASS and supported by London local authorities, voluntary groups and volunteers, took place on Saturday 21st September 2019. The festival was hosted by[...]

Celebrating the role of carers across the Capital

LondonADASS would like to invite you to the inaugural annual Carer Festival scheduled for the 21 September 2019 from 12:00 – 21:00 at the Bromley by Bow Centre. The festival concept[...]

Workforce Diversity in Health and Social Care

4th October 2019, City Hall Healthy London Partnership on behalf of the London Workforce Board is hosting a workforce diversity and inclusion event, focusing on BME representation in health and social[...]


Future meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
27/11/2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - November 2019
London Councils, London
28/11/2019
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Practitioner Conference - November 2019

Ask your local Assistant Director or PSW for further information.

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

Previous meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
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

05/09/2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - September 2019
London Councils, London
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


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