Nagalro has reacted with ‘deep concern’ to government proposals for the future regulation of the social work profession. Draft regulations, published this month for consultation, would see social workers at risk of being suspended from practice by unaccountable administrators, before any formal malpractice charges have been laid against them and without the opportunity to put their case to an independent tribunal.
Read at source Nagalro’s press release – first issued 19th February 2018: ‘POLITICALLY-CONTROLLED SOCIAL WORK REGULATOR THREATENS TO BREACH HUMAN RIGHTS ACT’
Nagalro is the professional association for Family Court Advisers, Children’s Guardians and Independent Social Workers. Its members represent the interests of children in a range of public and private law proceedings. Nagalro members are senior, highly experienced children and family social workers who work in a variety of roles. Many work as independent social workers and risk assessors providing expert witness reports in a wide range of complex cases coming before the family courts; in fostering and adoption agencies; in independent practice providing therapeutic services; as academics; as supervisors, mentors and consultants. Members have significant experience as managers, chairs of Adoption Panels and other specialist social work practitioner roles.