9a Sustainable self-care
Helpful Social Work Podcast
by Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska
1w ago
We continue our series on sustainable social work by looking at how social workers can practise authentic self-care. We discuss how self-care is really a shared endeavour with peers, and the importance of seeing it as activism for good social work. We are excited to be joined by Shantel Thomas and Sylvia Smith, who will be taking over as hosts in April ..read more
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7a Managerial support
Helpful Social Work Podcast
by Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska
3M ago
We continue our series on sustainable social work by discussing how good managerial support can help social workers to thrive. We look at how to build relationships of trust, including through the use of intersectionality ..read more
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6a Supervision for wellbeing
Helpful Social Work Podcast
by Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska
4M ago
We continue our series on sustainable social work by discussing the vital topic of supervision. We talk about why it matters, and how to secure sound professional supervision to enable you to practice well and to thrive ..read more
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5a Profession-wide support
Helpful Social Work Podcast
by Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska
6M ago
We continue our series on sustainable social work by discussing the importance of wider support from the social work profession. We talk about how being part of a national and global community of social workers inspires us, encourages us and makes us think about what we stand for ..read more
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4a Peer support
Helpful Social Work Podcast
by Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska
6M ago
We continue our series on sustainable social work by discussing the importance of peer support. We look at how this helps social workers to manage stress, develop practice and be inspired ..read more
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3a Professional development
Helpful Social Work Podcast
by Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska
7M ago
We continue our series on sustainable social work by exploring how professional development helps us to thrive as social workers. We talk about how learning can bring joy and growth, and how to get the most out of continual professional development ..read more
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2b Helpful Social Work auf Deutsch
Helpful Social Work Podcast
by Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska
8M ago
Heute ist der Podcast auf Deutsch. Ich spreche über die Soziale Arbeit in Großbritannien. Ich erkläre, wie sie funktioniert, und rede über die Schwierigkeiten und das Potenzial für die Zukunft. Ich hoffe, dass deutschsprachige Zuhörer diesen Podcast interessant finden ..read more
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2a Empowering ourselves
Helpful Social Work Podcast
by Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska
9M ago
The second podcast in our series on sustainable social work explores how we can empower ourselves as social workers. We look at the importance of taking control and influencing our working environment, and how we can ally with others in our profession to call for the support we need to be able to practise well ..read more
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1b What does helpful social work mean to you?
Helpful Social Work Podcast
by Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska
9M ago
In this podcast we talk to Paul Bridgewater about the experience of being a social worker in a range of communities, including on small islands. Paul talks about how a social worker can get to know a context and people, and build a relationship that offers a way to help someone make sense of their experiences and uphold their rights ..read more
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1a Sustainable social work
Helpful Social Work Podcast
by Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska
9M ago
In our first podcast of Series 8, we give an overview of how we look after ourselves, keep going and thrive in this vital work. We explore evidence of the pressures on social workers and consider a framework to help us maintain ourselves in this tricky context ..read more
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