The Professional Development Team supports the varied needs of social workers and other professionals employed by Adult Services and is also responsible for coordinating the provision of placements for student social workers from our local universities.
Details of placements in a range of Adult Services teams for students from our local universities
How qualified staff can evidence the development of their skills and knowledge
Details of the programme Adult Services offers to newly qualified staff joining the organisation
CPD protected time
All professionally qualified staff in Adult Services are now entitled to take one hour per week to complete their continual professional development requirements. For more details please visit our CPD pages.
If you are undertaking an academic programme sponsored by HCC please see the attached plagiarism guidelines.
Approval has been given by DMT for staff undertaking academic qualifications funded by Adult Services to attend graduation ceremonies in work time. Please only take the minimum time required for the ceremony and associated tasks. If you wish to take a full day you may need to supplement with TOIL. Please ensure you discuss your arrangements with your line manager.
Enquiries from the general public
If you are interested in becoming a social worker in the adult sector social care field we are available for advice. Please contact: