Improving and safeguarding social wellbeing: a strategy for social work in Northern Ireland 2012-2022
Strategy that has a particular focus on social work in the Health and Social Care (HSC) System which is where the majority of social workers are employed. It is intended as a guide for social workers, their employers, commissioners, education providers and regulators.
Criminal justice, education, youth justice, voluntary and private organisations are also important employers of social workers and this strategy and its proposals will support social workers in these sectors.
It should be read in conjunction with key government policies that set the strategic direction for social work services in different sectors and settings.