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.
The Social Work Scotland Children and Families Standing Committee is the unique voice for the leadership of children and families social work and social care professions.
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. Social Workers also have a fundamental role in the protection of adults at risk of harm and abuse.
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.
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…