Interviews

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HCPC: Continuing professional development (CPD) and your HCPC registration – By Mark Potter (Stakeholder Communications Manager at HCPC)

Our standards for continuing professional development are very different to the General Social Care Council’s (GSCC) system of post registration training and learning (PRTL). This system required social workers to undertake ninety hours or fifteen days of learning over the three years of their GSCC registration. Our approach is to focus on the benefits of … Continue reading

HCPC: Why social workers in England must register with their new regulator – By Marc Seale (CEO & Registrar HCPC)

Social workers in England have a new regulator following the abolition of the General Social Care Council (GSCC). The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is now responsible for regulating social workers in England along with health and psychological professionals from many backgrounds and disciplines. As a multi-professional regulator of over 300,000 individuals we take … Continue reading

An Interview with Susanne: NQSW at Bristol Council Family and Young People’s Services

SWSCmedia:  Where did you undertake your social work degree and training? Susanne:  I did a Masters in Social Work at Bristol University. SWSCmedia:  What motivated you to become a social worker? Did you always know you wanted to become a social worker? Susanne:  I really wanted to work with children and looked into teaching, but there … Continue reading

An Interview with Susanne: NQSW at Bristol Council Family and Young People's Services

SWSCmedia:  Where did you undertake your social work degree and training? Susanne:  I did a Masters in Social Work at Bristol University. SWSCmedia:  What motivated you to become a social worker? Did you always know you wanted to become a social worker? Susanne:  I really wanted to work with children and looked into teaching, but there … Continue reading

An Interview with Annie Hudson Director of Children and Young People’s Services at Bristol Council

SWSCmedia:  What made you decide to do this programme with BBC? Annie Hudson:  We were approached by the BBC in autumn 2009 about doing a follow-up to ‘Someone to Watch Over Me’ – a similar documentary by the same team that broadcast in 2004.  A lot had changed since then with the Baby P case … Continue reading

An Interview with Annie Hudson Director of Children and Young People's Services at Bristol Council

SWSCmedia:  What made you decide to do this programme with BBC? Annie Hudson:  We were approached by the BBC in autumn 2009 about doing a follow-up to ‘Someone to Watch Over Me’ – a similar documentary by the same team that broadcast in 2004.  A lot had changed since then with the Baby P case … Continue reading

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