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Vote for our Self-Directed Support team!


The Social Work Scotland Self-directed Support Team is proud to be shortlisted for a European Social Services Award 2022 for Collaborative Practice.

We couldn’t have achieved this without your involvement, your experience and your committment to Self-directed Support implementation. Public voting is now open!

“In Control Scotland work closely with the Social Work Scotland SDS team and find them an invaluable source of knowledge, support, connections, and practical solutions for how to improve SDS”. – Pauline Lunn, Director, In Control Scotland

“The ALLIANCE and our members have benefited from a range of collaborative work with Social Work Scotland. The SWS team have made a welcome and concerted effort to co-produce their projects and resources, working with a diverse group of stakeholders – including third sector partners, local authorities, disabled people, people living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers.” – Dr Hannah Tweed, Senior Policy Officer, the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)

Please help us showcase our work on an international platform by clicking the link and voting for the Social Work Scotland Self-directed Support Team

Together we can show how collaboration and co operation is essential to secure choice and control for supported people and carers and to enable social workers to practice as they have been trained.

Thank you for your continued support!