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Social workers in England
The social work profession promotes social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance well-being.
The Register first opened for social workers in England on 1 August 2012.
Number of registrants: 90,069 (01/12/16)
Each of the professions regulated by us has at least one professional body and/or association. These organisations do work which may include promoting the profession, representing members, curriculum frameworks, post registration education and training and continuing professional development. Whilst these organisations are separate from the HCPC, their role may be complementary to ours, which is why we have provided their contact details below:
The British Association of Social Workers
16 Kent Street, Birmingham
0121 622 8411
Current renewal start date: 01 December 2016
Current renewal end date: 30 August 2018
Next renewal start date: 01 September 2018
Next renewal end date: 30 August 2020