Social Work England is an organisation which regulates social workers in England. It sets standards, holds a register, quality assures education and investigates complaints.
From 2 December 2019, Social Work England took over the regulation of social workers in England from the Health and Care Professions Council.
You can find out more about the transitional arrangements from Social Work England's frequently asked questions web page.
How we will oversee Social Work England
We will review the performance of Social Work England each year. We will give our report to Parliament and publish our report on our website. We will also review every decision made by the regulator's final fitness to practise panels.
Some aspects of the Authority’s oversight of Social Work England will be different to the other regulators we oversee. You can find out more about our oversight arrangements in our statement.