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Building for neuroinclusion
Barclays employees in Glasgow have recently moved into a new campus, built from the ground up with neuroinclusion in mind. We spoke to the leader of this project to find out why it’s important to create an environment where neurodivergent employees can thrive.
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Social Work England: the re-registration process for social workers 2023
Philippa Geddes, the Regional Engagement Lead for South West England at Social Work England, hosted a session with Reed's qualified social workers division on the re-registration process for social workers.3 minute read
What does a social worker do?
Social workers are essential members of the social services sector, offering support, guidance, and advocacy for those in need. In this article, we look at the various aspects of social work, the different types of social workers, and the pivotal role they play in creating positive change.5 minute read
Social worker qualifications and social work training courses
If you are considering a career in social work in the UK, it's essential to understand the qualifications and training required to become a qualified social worker. In this article, we will explore the different pathways to becoming a social worker and the qualifications needed to excel in this field.4 minute read
A hiring manager’s job interview tips for qualified social workers
Reaching the first job interview stage means you’ve already impressed the employer, so how do you convince them you’re the best qualified social worker for the role? Social care Project Manager Steve met Reed’s Adam Noott, Practice Lead to discuss what he looks for when interviewing social workers.5 minute read
How to become a social worker
Social workers provide crucial support and resources to individuals, families, and communities, making a positive impact on society. If you have a passion for helping others, this article will guide you through the process of becoming a social worker in the UK, from the required qualifications to potential career opportunities.5 minute read
CV-writing tips to secure temporary social work (with example CV)
Writing a CV can be daunting if you don’t know where to start. In this blog, we provide you with advice and an example CV to help you create the stand-out CV to secure temporary social work roles.6 minute read
Social workers continue to be in high demand
Abhishek Paul, Divisional Manager - Qualified Social Workers at Reed, examines the trends which will shape qualified social work salaries and benefits offerings in 2023.4 minute read
Educational psychology forum: Penny Fogg, University of Sheffield, on the silencing of ‘mad mothers’.
“The ‘madness of mother’, as it is constructed, is actually a discourse of social control.” – Penny Fogg, Associate Tutor at the University of Sheffield, shares her findings on the treatment of mothers when advocating for their children with special educational needs and disabilities.1 minute read