Current qualification accepted
Required to register :
If the team manager is a social worker, they must be registered with a:
Degree in Social Work
Registration is required
Registration with Social Care Wales is required if the team manager is a social worker.
Service regulations require that “the service provider must ensure that at all times a sufficient number of suitably qualified, trained, skilled, competent and experienced staff are deployed to work at the service”.
The suitable qualifications are included on this framework.
Other qualifications accepted
Social Work qualification approved by Social Care Wales
Other UK qualifications accepted
A relevant professional qualification from social care, nursing, occupational therapy or psychology.
It is the responsibility of employers and the service provider to ensure that everyone working at the service receives an induction that’s appropriate to their role – this includes managers. This induction is expected to be robust and accessible to prepare them for new and changing roles and responsibilities.
It is also expected that all managers will receive The social worker – practice guidance for social workers registered with Social Care Wales as part of their induction, along with the Code of Practice for Social Care Employers.
Continuing professional development CPD (previously known as PRTL)
All registered persons are required to complete a total of 90 hours’ or 15 days’ CPD for each three-year period of registration.