No 111     31.8  Independent Christian Safeguarding Charity

No 111 31.8 Independent Christian Safeguarding Charity

Justin Humphreys is joint Chief Executive at the independent, Christian safeguarding charity, thirtyone:eight based in the UK    .https://thirtyoneeight.org/about-us/who-we-are/ He has had a career in youth and social work and social welfare spanning over 30 years....
108  Mental Health First Aid.  Paula Power

108 Mental Health First Aid. Paula Power

This programme highlights a much needed service in mental health awareness raising. It’s like a training programme for ‘social lifeguards’—training people to identify, support and refer on,  if needed , those struggling with all types of mental...
106 Grantown Remakery. A classic small charity.

106 Grantown Remakery. A classic small charity.

  I talk to George Livingstone who acts as the development manager for this important charity. It’s one of dozens around the UK that are striving to help balance inequality and create opportunity for those disadvantaged through no fault of their own.Also...
100      Chair of British Association of Social Workers   Gerry Nosowska

100 Chair of British Association of Social Workers Gerry Nosowska

In the 50th year of the British Association of Social Workers ( BASW ) it is fitting that my 100th podcast is with the National Chair, Gerry Nosowska. The Heritage Year sees challenges both national and international but finds the Association in a strong position,...
078 Media training & Beverley Williams

078 Media training & Beverley Williams

This programme is about the image of social work and social care. It describes an exiting new initiative in media training and has an interview with the founder of the Social Worker of the Year Awards. Beverly Williams MBE Beverley had worked in the social housing...
073 Bradford interviews   Chair of Adult Safeguarding

073 Bradford interviews Chair of Adult Safeguarding

Jonathan Phillips is a qualified social worker. For many years he worked in social services in a number of frontline, training and management roles. He then moved to the voluntary sector as a Director with National Deaf Children’s Society. An interest in Deaf...