Please register using Eventbrite: Winning for Social Work Paraprofessional Staff Tickets, Wed 10 May 2023 at 13:00 | Eventbrite
The meeting is open to all local authority ‘paraprofessional’ social work staff, so please share the registration link with your colleagues.
We will be sharing our SW paraprofessional survey results and discussing collective issues regarding pay, workload, and responsibilities and what we can do together to address these.
We will also share developments around a National Social Work Agency including proposals to make paraprofessionals a regulated profession via the SSSC.
Kate Ramsden, branch member and delegate to SWIG said, “The branch is encouraging as many as possible of you to go along.
1pm – 1.45pm
Introduction – Kate Ramsden, UNISON Scotland Social Work Issues Group & UNISON Aberdeenshire
The proposed National Social Work Agency – what it could mean for paraprofessional staff – Stephen Smellie, Chair Social Work Issues Group & Vice-convenor UNISON Scotland
Key Findings from UNISON’s survey of paraprofessional social work staff in Scotland: what you told us – Susan Galloway, UNISON Scotland Policy team.
1.45pm – 2.15pm Discussion
2.15 – 2.30 Summary and Next Steps