The 2018 Social Worker of the Year awards took place in London on Friday 30th November. Entries for this year's awards open on Wednesday 3rd April. #SWA19

How to enter

Entries for the Social Worker of the Year Awards are currently closed. They will re-open for the 2019 awards on Wednesday 3rd April.


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 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.