Newly qualified social workers – applying for registration

Newly qualified social workers (NQSW) have six months from the date they start their first social work role to complete their SSSC registration.  However, as a NQSW you don’t need ... Continue Reading →

NQSW research starts this February

A five-year national study of the experiences of newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) starts this month. We’ll ask all NQSWs who registered with us in 2016 to fill out an online ... Continue Reading →

Researchers to look at real-world experiences of new social workers

We have commissioned social work researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to carry out a five-year national study of the experiences of newly qualified social workers (NQSW) ... Continue Reading →

Raising social work standards

Glasgow Caledonian University (CGU) has recently published their Annual Research Review 2015. In 2014 we commissioned GCU, along with the Centre of Excellence for Looked After Children ... Continue Reading →

Shaping the Future: Making a successful transition from student to social worker

What’s it like for a social work student leaving university and making the transition into the world of work as a newly qualified social worker (NQSW)? Glasgow Caledonian University, ... Continue Reading →