Social Work Best Practice
This section provides a range of training for qualified social workers. Only people with a social work professional qualification can practise in Wales and throughout the UK.
Social workers promote wellbeing and improve outcomes for people, focusing on what matters to people who need care and support. Post-qualifying training courses are also available for qualified social workers under the Qualifications section on this website.
Please be aware of your responsibility to undertake CPD as part of maintaining your Social Care Wales registration (90 hours over 3 years).
This is the First in a Series of Three Developmental Workshops for Newly Qualified Social Workers in their First Year of Practice. It is important to note that these workshops also prepare newly qualified social workers for work to be completed in the Consolidation Programme for second year of practice.
Team Managers, Social Workers and Social Work Assistants. Registered Care Home Managers and Deputies from both the local authority and the independent sector. Priority will be given to members of staff who have not previously attended this training.
Social Workers in Children Services
Team Managers, Social Workers and Social Work Assistants. Registered Care Home Managers from both the local authority and the independent sector.
It is essential that all applicants have attended prior relevant training in relation to the Mental Capacity Act.
Team Managers and non BIA social work staff from teams offering services to adults. Managers and deputies from both local authority and independent residential, day and domiciliary care providers. It is expected that all participants will have previously attended training on the MCA and DoLS.
Qualified Social Workers with a minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience, Senior Social Work Practitioners, Professional Leads and Team Managers (Social Work Qualified) who wish to become Mentors for newly qualified social workers during their first year in practice.
Mandatory training for all Qualified Social Workers across Adult and Children Services.
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