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From social media to social work

From social media to social work

There are two weeks between the end of the Frontline summer institute and the start of my local authority placement, so I am writing this with a mixture of nervousness and excitement. I have had some time to reflect on what I learnt over the five weeks at the summer...
Taking the online test

Taking the online test

Image: Mark Lord Photography Once you’ve completed the first stage of our application process you will have seven days to complete your combined verbal reasoning, verbal comprehension, and situational judgement online test. To help you with this stage we’ve put...
Preparing for the assessment centre

Preparing for the assessment centre

We have put together some key advice for candidates preparing for the assessment centre. We’re looking for individuals who are passionate about supporting vulnerable children across all of our regions. Places for the programme are in high demand and we want to give...
There is no typical social worker

There is no typical social worker

Having spent five weeks at Frontline’s Summer Institute with people from hugely diverse backgrounds, I remain convinced that there is no typical social worker. If you’re thinking about this as a potential career path, that’s as good a reason as any to give it a try....