Principal Social Worker Network


Chair: Justine Collom, Principal Social Worker, LB Sutton

Membership: The network is open to Principal Social Workers


Key Aims for 2017/18

  • 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

World Social Work Day Celebrations

World Social Work Day 2018 (WSWD) is on the 20th of March. This year highlights ‘Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability’, which relates to the third pillar of the Global Agenda[...]

Adult Social Care Sector and Workforce in London

The information in this report provides an overview of the adult social care sector and workforce in the London region. The information is produced by Skills for Care using the[...]

Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future: a system-wide draft workforce strategy for consultation

Consultation for the draft NHS Workforce Strategy document Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future A link to the workforce strategy webpage can be found here<https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/planning-commissioning/workforce-strategy> and a link to the consultation[...]


Future meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
29/08/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - August 2018
London Councils, London
28/11/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - November 2018
London Councils, London
27/02/2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - February 2019
London Councils, London
29/05/2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - May 2019
London Councils, London
28/08/2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PSW Network - August 2019
London Councils, London
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
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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