Social Work England is a statutory body with regulatory powers in England, established by parliament through the Children and Social Work Act 2017.
Social Work England's over-arching objective is the protection of the public in England.
Social Work England aims to:
- protect, promote and maintain the health, safety and well-being of the public,
- promote and maintain public confidence in Social Care Workers in England, and
- promote and maintain proper professional standards for Social Care Workers in England.