Consultation outcome

Knowledge and skills statement for social work supervisors in adult social care

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

The government’s response to the consultation provides:

  • a summary of overarching messages and key themes identified from the consultation
  • an overview of the general issues and trends identified in each of the consultation questions

The response and revised standards take into consideration the responses received as part of the formal consultation.

The department has also published the final post-qualifying standard: knowledge and skills for adult social work practice supervisors.

These standards will inform the department’s support for the continuous professional development of social work practice supervisors in adult services.

Original consultation


Consultation seeking views about the content of the knowledge and skills statement.

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Consultation description

The department is seeking views on the Knowledge and skills statement for adult social work supervisors, to make sure it covers the key skills and knowledge needed to support high quality, reflective social work practice.


Published 28 November 2017
Last updated 11 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Published the government's response to the consultation.
  2. First published.