Essex County Council is proud to be the ongoing event partner with Community Care and we are delighted that new technology has enabled us to evolve and develop this event, to be delivered virtually this year. We hope that you will enjoy this new, innovative and exciting learning experience as we continue to adapt to the challenges in these unprecedented times.
Our work with risk and need are central to the ethos of Essex County Council. We are Serious about Social Work and believe that With Us You Can!
With Us You Can make your career work for you, find flexibility, see your skills brought to life. We value you and celebrate your successes. Be proud of what you do because we are.
Our staff are encouraged to work creatively, try new things and find new ways to improve the lives of our community.
The key aspects of our success are built on a clear theoretical framework, teams where we know our staff and communities well. We take a strategic and practical approach to support work in a systemic way which is at the heart of all we do.
We have applied these principles in the planning of this event and hope you will see this and enjoy the event as much as we will.
Our Adult Social Care Masterclasses show cases our journey with the ‘Foundations of Practice’ and ‘Ethical Decision Making.’
Our Children and Families Masterclass features our innovative approach to Children in Need Planning, ‘Would you stick it on the Fridge? Children In Need Planning to louden the voices of families in CIN.’
We hope your experience at the event will help you become the best you can be. If you believe Essex County Council can support you on that continuing journey then come and join us in our virtual booth and discover that With Us You Can!
Since being found ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted in June 2019, our journey of transforming how we keep Hampshire’s children and families safe and protected is ongoing. In Hampshire, we believe in always striving to be the best we can be, as practitioners and an authority as a whole. We continue to look at our daily practices and processes to ensure they are streamlined not only for the ease of our staff but for the benefit of the children and families we work with, too.
If you are interested in becoming part of our outstanding workforce, join our workshop sessions to find out more about how we have adapted during the Covid-19 outbreak to keep delivering an outstanding service across our vast county.
Chinara Enterprises are dedicated to developing people and organisations to excel. We offer learning and development solutions to social workers at all levels. This includes those wishing to return to social work, employers of social workers and recruitment agencies. Visit our website to find out more.
At Hertfordshire County Council, we pride ourselves on our innovative approach to effective service delivery. Employing 8,500 centrally and 23,500 in schools, we are an exciting place to work. If you are looking for a new career challenge, we have a variety of opportunities to inspire you. We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce.
We publish books for professionals and general readers in a range of subjects and are well known for our long-established lists on social work, adoption, dementia and the autism spectrum. We have also published extensively in the fields of mental health, counselling, education and gender diversity.
Liquid Personnel is a specialist social work recruitment agency. Founded in 2006, we are now the leading provider of agency social workers in the UK, supplying exceptional temporary and permanent social work staff to over 150 organisations nationwide, including local authorities, NHS trusts, fostering agencies, charities and many other private organisations.
NICE supports person-centred care by developing evidence-based guidelines and quality standards. Our guidance and advice is based on the best available evidence for people using services and aims to empower social work practice. Find out more about our work in the sector: www.nice.org.uk/about/nice-communities/social-care
Opus is a local authority owned recruitment agency, which focuses on keeping money within the public sector. We work directly with councils to understand their social work recruitment needs and fill locum vacancies. Candidates registered with us receive priority and are first to hear about any available jobs.
Rated “good” by Ofsted, OCC offers diversity, flexibility, supportive management and a fantastic Social Work Academy! We are introducing the new Family Safeguarding Plus model to transform the way our frontline teams operate by reducing caseloads and paper work to allow our teams to spend more time with children and families.
Richardson Care provides specialist residential care for adults with severe learning disabilities and a person-centred approach to rehabilitation for those with an acquired brain injury, with the help of our specialist MDT. Our homely environment encourages social integration, individual choice and respect for service users.
Social Work England is a specialist body taking a new approach to regulating social workers in their vital roles. We believe in the power of collaboration and share a common goal with those we regulate—to protect the public, enable positive change and ultimately improve people’s lives.
Social work is about people. Our purpose is to regulate social workers in England so that people receive the best possible support whenever they might need it in life. We are committed to raising standards through collaboration with everyone involved in social work.
Working on the frontline has never been more challenging. For teachers and social workers, health and mental health professionals, and probation officers to name but a few, the challenges can feel insurmountable. As a Trust we seek to influence public policy wherever possible to improve our systems and increase funding for mental health services and related initiatives. We also provide education and training which enable all frontline professionals to work in more meaningful, effective, and rewarding ways with service users and each other.
The Caldecott Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation delivering specialist therapeutic residential, education, boarding and foster care to the UK’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged young people. We care for children who have suffered extremes of abuse and neglect and have often experienced multi-placement breakdowns. Our vision is “Helping Children Build a Future”.