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Approach Social Work

Be part of something bigger. Join the next generation of social workers. Formerly known as the Frontline programme.

Why join Approach Social Work

Help keep children safe from harm

As a social worker specialising in child protection, you’ll create positive change for children and their families.

Earn while you train

You’ll receive a bursary in year one and a salary from year two, while you study for a fully funded master’s degree.

Gain life-changing skills

With the support of experienced social workers and your peers, you’ll learn how to work with families to protect vulnerable children.


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Explore social work, the charity sector and an impactful social change career.


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Diversity and inclusion

Social workers should reflect the diversity of the communities they serve. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our Approach Social Work cohorts and supporting applicants from underrepresented backgrounds.

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