Consultation outcome

Social work: national assessment and accreditation system

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Summary of responses we received, along with the government’s response outlining the next steps.

Original consultation

Summary

We are seeking views on a new national assessment and accreditation system for child and family social workers, as part of our reforms.

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Consultation description

We invite views on:

  • a future career pathway for child and family social workers
  • the place of a national assessment and accreditation system in that pathway

The national assessment and accreditation system will introduce a new practice-focused methodology to establish the knowledge and skills that child and family social workers need for statutory child and family social work.

Published 20 December 2016
Last updated 8 December 2017 + full page history
  1. Updated government response to clarify Ofsted local authority statistics.
  2. Added government response.
  3. First published.