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A conference for final year HN students in Social Care and Early Years, on the themes of human rights, human dignity and person-centred care.
Two reports that provide perspectives on the realities of social work leadership through and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic.
Are you organised, like working in teams and have finance and admin experience? If so, then read on..

Three things: Wellbeing and resilience

A national hub to help health and social care workers and carers look after their physical and mental health.
A collection of resilience resources covering topics such as supervision, leadership, self-care, and support and learning.
Outlines the concept of emotional resilience and considers how the policy and practice of social work may influence the development of organisational cultures.

Latest from the Iriss.fm podcast

8 Apr 2021
Mecoco (Meaningful Contribution in your Community) is a social enterprise based in North Ayrshire that supports people into employment. The founder, Jenny Trott, believes that regardless of their…
18 Mar 2021
Monica Nicolin and Gillian Ritch, social workers based in Stornoway and Orkney respectively, speak about dual relationships in rural social work. These presentations were given at a webinar held in…
15 Mar 2021
Near Me in Social Services is a project Iriss has been leading in partnership with the NHS Near Me team and the Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme over Autumn/Winter 2020/…
10 Mar 2021
A study to gauge how lockdown restrictions have affected the families of care home residents, have been published. The research, titled Creative Covid Care, highlights the relationship-based and…