Children’s social work workforce census: guide

Guide for local authorities submitting children’s social work workforce returns.



This guide is for local authorities preparing a children’s social work workforce return.

It includes information on:

  • submission deadlines
  • validation checks
  • year-on-year checks
  • data modules

Go to children’s social work workforce census: guide to submitting data to see how local authorities should collect and submit data.

Published 17 October 2017
Last updated 11 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Children's social work workforce census, year ending 30 September 2018: guide added. This replaces the 2017 guide.
  2. First published.