Why Take Part?

Community Care Live, is the UK’s largest free to attend social work event. On offer is a free expert seminar programme providing essential learning and training for social work professionals, supported by an exhibition where visitors, exhibitors and speakers can meet, network and share learning with other organisations within the sector including local authorities, residential care providers, suppliers, recruiters, the voluntary sector and universities. In addition to the free seminar programme and exhibition we also offer a legal learning stream, providing the latest legal guidance and advice from some of the country’s leading experts*. 

What can Community Care Live offer you?

As a social worker

  • Training and best-practice advice from social care experts to enable you to make decisions more confidently
  • Essential learning to boost your CPD
  • A chance to network and share practice challenges with peers, sector thought leaders and key national bodies 
  • Guidance to improve your court skills and case law knowledge
  • An exhibition where you can meet potential recruiters, identify further training and learning opportunities and link up with leading providers


As a team leader/ manager

  • Essential learning on how to get the best out of your teams from our management-focused sessions
  • Training to help your social workers tackle the biggest practice challenges and boost their legal literacy
  • Examples of innovation in social work and case studies demonstrating how other teams have improved practice
  • The opportunity to network with senior thought leaders
  • An exhibition where you can meet and share learning with other organisations within the sector, including local authorities, recruiters, voluntary sector and universities


As a commissioner/ head of service

  • Network and share leadership insights with your peers including commissioners, heads of department and directors
  • Access the latest innovation and best practice on how local authorities and providers are tackling the sector’s key challenges
  • Gain up-to-date information and guidance on the challenges social work teams are currently facing

*Fees apply