The winners of the 2017 Social Worker of the Year Awards were revealed at a glittering awards ceremony in London on the 24th November. Entries for this year's awards will open in April 2018.

How to enter

Entries for the Social Worker of the Year Awards are closed and will re-open in March 2018.


In total there are 18 different categories across both children’s and adult services, including an ‘Overall Social Worker of the Year’ award. The winner of this award will be chosen by the Board of Trustees from the winners of the other categories.


You can view all categories and download an entry form here.


If you have any questions regarding your entry to the Social Worker of the Year Awards, you can contact Annabelle Rennie on 01473 326404 or email who will be pleased to help.



The Social Worker of the Year awards are open to qualified social workers (must by HCPC registered) and teams working in England. If you are working in Wales, follow this link to find out about the BASW Social Work Awards (Cymru/Wales) or in Scotland the BASW Scotland Social Work Awards.


Click here for a full list of terms and conditions of entering the awards.