You will be able to find more information on our Standing Committees on this page.
Underneath these Standing Committees sit a range of Subgroups, which you can find more information on below as well.
The Social Work Scotland Justice Standing Committee is made up of Chief Social Work Officers; managers from justice social work services; academics; and those working in the private and voluntary sectors.
We have members from all across Scotland and meet bi-monthly.
Chair: Lynsey Smith
Admin Support: Elaine Reid
Social Work and Social Care professionals play a key role, in close partnership with colleagues, to support over 500,000 adults a day in Scotland lead positive lives that reflect their wishes, hopes and aspirations.
Co-Chair: John Campbell
Co-Chair: Diane Fraser
Admin Support: Julie Laing
Chief Social Work Officer Committee
The Chief Social Work Officer (CSWO) role fulfils a key leadership role within social work, and this group is supported by Social Work Scotland. We host the committee, which supports CSWOs in their statutory roles within local authorities.
Chair: Social Work Scotland
Workforce & Resources Committee
The Workforce and Resources Standing Committee supports the vision and aims of Social Work Scotland to ensure that social work as a profession is equipped and resourced to meet its statutory obligations.
Chair: David Gibson
Admin Support: Alex Westerby & Hayley MacLean