Scottish Social Services and SASW Awards merge

Published on 8 Jan 2020
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The 2020 Scottish Social Services Awards open for nominations on Monday, 13 January 2020.

This year the awards are merging with the Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW) awards. The new partnership will see categories introduced for a Social Worker and Student Social Worker of the Year. 

Other changes also include updated categories about ethical practice from the Scottish Social Services Council and leadership in social work from Social Work Scotland. 

To mark the merger the ceremony will take place at a new venue in Edinburgh. Finalists and guests will be invited to a special evening event due to take place at The Hub on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile from 6pm on Wednesday, 3 June 2020.

The full list of categories and entry guidance can be viewed on the event website, alongside some handy hints and tips and former winning entries. 

People have until the 21st February 2020 to enter or nominate an individual or team for an award.