Social work websites, organisations and important links that you might find useful:
- Gender Pay Gap Report
Our parent company, Independent Clinical Services (ICS), has published its Gender Pay Gap Report. This sets out the pay and bonus gap figures for each of the ICS group companies.
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is the regulator for social workers in England. Find out about registration and professional standards for social work.
British Association of Social Workers (BASW)
The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) is a professional association representing social work and social workers in the UK, with offices in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) have merged into the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). CRB checks are now called DBS checks.
Department of Health
The official website of UK Department of Health, the government department responsible for public health issues.
Department for Education
The official website of the UK Department for Education, the government department responsible for education and children.
Guardian Social Care Network
The Guardian’s Social Care Network is a professional network for everyone involved in social work and social care.
Community Care is a media website providing social work and social care news, articles and opinion.
Children & Young People Now
Children & Young People now is a media website specialising in Children's Services, providing news, opinion and features.