Become a Member

We’re stronger with you as a member. Help us shape social work leadership now and for the future.

Criteria (to become a member)

  • Qualified and registered social worker.
  • Employed by an organisation in Scotland that is subject to statutory duties to deliver social work services.
  • Currently holds a management post with responsibility for social work staff.

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Benefits

  • Become an Office Bearer (Convenor, Standing Committee Chairs)
  • Join any SWS Committees, groups and electronic distribution lists (excluding CSWO network, unless relevant)
  • Access to dedicated staffing resources to support CSWOs and other prominent members of SWS
  • Opportunities to represent SWS nationally and internationally
  • Tailored bulletins and priority information
  • Voting rights at AGM and EGMs;  influence the direction of SWS
  • Enable the work of SWS, and realisation of its mission
  • Free or discounted access to SWS events
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Criteria (to become a member)

  • Holds a social work qualification OR adjacent professional qualification (e.g. nursing, CLD, OT).
  • For Social Work qualified: Employed, Self-Employed, Retired, Student.
  • For adjacent professional qualification: Employed by an organisation in Scotland involved in direct delivery of social work services.

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Benefits

  • Become an Office Bearer (Treasurer) and Non-Executive Director
  • Eligible to Chair Sub-Groups
  • Join any SWS Committees, groups and electronic distribution lists (excluding CSWO network, unless relevant)
  • Opportunities to represent SWS nationally
  • Voting Rights at AGM and EGMs; set direction for SWS
  • Enable the work of SWS, and realisation of its mission
  • Free or discounted access to SWS events

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Criteria (to become a member)

  • Employed by an organisation involved in the delivery, improvement, scrutiny or regulation of social work services.
  • Employed by an organisation involved in the education, training and/or support of social workers.

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Benefits

  • Become a Non-Executive Director of the Association
  • Join SWS Sub-Groups (and associated distribution lists)
  • Join SWS Workforce and Resources Standing Committee
  • Eligible to Chair Sub-Groups
  • Attend AGMs and EGMs; no voting rights
  • Enable the work of SWS, and realisation of its mission
  • Discounted access to some SWS events

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Corporate membership is open to any organisation which has a full or particular focus or interest in social work services. Please contact us at admin@socialworkscotland.org if you are interested in joining as a Corporate member.

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We’re stronger with you as a member. Help us shape social work leadership now and for the future.