Social Worker

The social work profession promotes social change, problem solving in human relationships, protection on behalf of the public, and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance wellbeing.

Description

A Social Worker  is a CARE PROFESSIONAL.

The social work profession promotes social change, problem solving in human relationships, protection on behalf of the public, and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance wellbeing.

Social Workers form partnerships with people to help them identify and interpret any problems they face and to help them to find solutions. The profession is graduate entry and Social Workers work with legal structures and with a range of other professionals.

In England only an individual registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is legally able to work as a Social Worker.

For further information on Social Workers, see the British Association of Social Workers website.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Social Workers

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL (JOB ROLE CODE) references in description Social Worker
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL JOB ROLE CODE (COMPLETING NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT ADMISSION FORM) references in description Social Worker
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL JOB ROLE CODE (TWO YEAR NEONATAL OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) references in description Social Worker
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP (COMMUNITY CARE) references in description Social Worker
Attribute CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP FOR COMMUNITY CARE references in description Social Worker
Attribute CARE PROFESSIONAL TYPE references in description Social Worker
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL TYPE (HIV) references in description Social Worker
Attribute CARE PROFESSIONAL TYPE FOR HIV references in description Social Worker
NHS Business Definition Crisis Response Intermediate Care Service references in description Social Worker
NHS Business Definition Health and Care Professions Council references in description Social Worker
Attribute JOB ROLE CODE references in description Social Worker
Class META CARE PROFESSIONAL references in description Social Worker
Attribute PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION TYPE references in description Social Worker
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION TYPE references in description Social Worker
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION TYPE (POSITION) references in description Social Worker
Data Element REFERRING CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP (MENTAL HEALTH AND COMMUNITY CARE) references in description Social Worker
Attribute REFERRING CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND COMMUNITY CARE references in description Social Worker
NHS Business Definition Regulatory Body references in description Social Worker
Attribute SOCIAL WORKER CARE INDICATOR FOR HIV references in description Social Worker
NHS Business Definition Social Worker references in description Social Worker