Event Type 



John Smith

Job Title, Organisation/Council



Launch Your Social Work Career

25 – 29 April 2022

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn


Social Work Today is hosting this conference to give you the opportunity to speak to your first social work employer.

Engage and collaborate with a range of local authorities including...

  • Coventry City Council

  • Devon County Council

  • Hampshire County Council

  • Hull City Council

  • Knowsley Council

  • Northumberland County Council

  • Wiltshire County Council

plus many more..


This week-long conference will allow final year students to engage with experts from Social Work and Social Care Academies from Local Authorities across the country, providing insight into the schemes they offer Newly Qualified Social Workers embarking on their ASYE, sharing advice to help you find the best match as you launch your social work career.


Live and pre-recorded webinars will let you engage with a range of social work professionals at local authorities who would like to discuss your first job with you. You can learn more about local authorities’ practice principles, including what makes them different and the key areas they focus on with Newly Qualified Social Workers, as well as the support and training they provide as your ASYE progresses.


A full timetable will be available very soon but the following live events are already scheduled for your diary with more to follow. Sign up below to receive regular updates about the conference, along with daily e-news, jobs and events.


Monday 25 April

12pm Pre-recorded webinar

The Number 1 thing you need to know as a social worker

Kayleigh Rose Evans

2- 3pm Live webinar

Providing essential tools and skills to practise within children’s services 

Coventry City Council Children’s Services


Click here to join the webinar: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MzkyZWFkOTEtODg3Ny00MjJjLTk2ZDUtZWZjYWM4OWRlZjJl%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2271fcfa65-0746-4ec8-9b16-ad92fb2de102%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22721dad7c-ded0-4515-8391-45f160d77c09%22%7d

4pm Pre-recorded webinar

The contribution of mental health social work to health and care services 

Health Education England

7pm Pre-recorded webinar

Adults versus Children’s Social Work - How to decide which social work field of practice to enter

by social worker, Mrs O


Tuesday 26 April

10am Article

An introduction to restorative and relational-based practice

Mark Finnis


11am - 12pm Live webinar

Where learning starts as a student and doesn’t end as an ASYE

Wiltshire Council



Click here to join the meeting: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZDllMDA0N2UtOWY0YS00ZTEzLThlYjAtZmE2MjNkODE5OTg2%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%225546e75e-3be1-4813-b0ff-26651ea2fe19%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22effcef9e-e8fc-4550-865c-fc17aa9a5d01%22%7d

2pm Pre-recorded webinar

Social Work ASYE - Assessed and Supported Year in Employment - what to expect and how to pass

by social worker, Mrs O

3.30-4.30pm Live webinar

From novice to confident practitioner

Northumberland County Council Children’s


Click here to join the meeting: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NWFkMGZkOTYtYTQ5Ny00NmQ5LWE5YjgtZTM0ZWQ0MTIxMDZk%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22bb13a9de-8290-42f0-a980-dc3bdfe70f40%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22752b4e77-7426-4fb5-8695-4aec9063424d%22%7d

6pm  Pre-recorded webinar

Tips for Social Work Interviews

Kayleigh Rose Evans


Wednesday 27 April

10-11am Live webinar

The NQSW experience

Hampshire County Council


Click here to join the meeting: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_OTUzOTFhNjgtOTEyNC00MmJhLTlkNjgtZmE3MjIxOTMxZjk3%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%223f81d8b5-ee07-4c17-869c-1db439018d9b%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%223a09b91a-67dc-45c6-bca8-832426412896%22%7d

12pm Pre-recorded webinar

Relationships in Social Work

West Midlands Social Work Teaching Partnership

4pm Pre-recorded webinar

Tips to manage your caseload

Kayleigh Rose Evans

7pm  Article

Equipping social workers with the skills needed to progress their career

Coventry City Council



Thursday 28 April

10-11am Live webinar

Self Care in Social Work

North East Lincolnshire Council


Click here to join the meeting: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MWQyNTE1NzctNjQ2Zi00OGYzLWE3OTMtZDg2N2ExNmRlNDgw%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%222000653a-c2c6-4009-ac5a-2455bfbfb61d%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22fd30b231-9e92-49c2-bbd6-611e1f1a1b85%22%7d

12pm Pre-recorded webinar

Motivational interviewing for working with children and families: a conversation

2-3pm Live webinar

Just keep swimming - The next stage on your Social Work Journey

Knowsley Council   


Click here to join the meeting: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NWIyNWM0NWItOTFlMi00NzFmLWIzZWUtMTZkYWQ1YTgwZWE4%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22dcdb1ea5-3b10-49a2-bf8f-5fd59edcd762%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22cae3361e-af43-4a8e-987e-8b1182630451%22%7d

4pm  Pre-recorded webinar 

Direct Work with Children and Young People Online

Dr Peter Buzzi and Claudia Megele


7pm Article

Advising adults on how to talk to young people about their mental health

Friday 29 April

10-11am Live webinar

The Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)

Devon County Council


Click here to join the meeting: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YWQ5MGNkOWMtYmVlMi00OTRkLWI5YWYtY2Y1Y2Q2OTFhZDcz%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%228da13783-cb68-443f-bb4b-997f77fd5bfb%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%221504edd7-271f-4e24-ae37-fe759b095566%22%7d

12pm Pre-recorded webinar

Using Motivational interviewing with young people who harm 

Safe lives

4pm Pre-recorded webinar 

Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities - the importance of Quality of Life 

North London Social Work Teaching Partnership

7pm Article

‘Horses for courses’: Conflict management strategies in social work

Dr Sharif Haider

Subscribe free today to gain exclusive access to event content through our regular e-shots, as well as the latest news and features, job postings and webinar information.

Subscribe today for full access

Upcoming events 

Surrey County Council


Interview Sessions with Surrey County Council

Surrey County Council


Interview sessions with Surrey County Council

Social World Podcast


Barnardo’s Ukrainian Helpline

Featured events

Social World Podcast


7 Aug 2022

A small but important charity

The Global Agenda Taskforce [IFSW; IASSW; ICSW]

Online webinar

10 Aug 2022

Global Agenda - Theme one Ubuntu Asia Pacific Region Webinar


The Social Work Show

3 Oct 2022

The Social Work Show

Featured articles

The benefits of providing better support for care leavers with insecure immigration status

The benefits of providing better support for care leavers with insecure immigration status

DfE withdraws intervention after improvements in council's children's services

DfE withdraws intervention after improvements in council's children's services

Post-COVID children's mental health services “buckling under pressure"

Post-COVID children's mental health services “buckling under pressure"

What's new today:

The benefits of providing better support for care leavers with insecure immigration status