Community social work

Reimagining social work in North Ayrshire

Learning summary and report

Between May 2023 and February 2024, Iriss designed and facilitated four sessions for a project with North Ayrshire HSCP as part of our Space to Practice theme. The project aimed to explore what a reimagined social work in North Ayrshire might look like.

Community social work in Scotland

A critical history, fifty years after the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968

A critical history of community social work, fifty years after the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.


Showcasing Community Social Work

Connecting people who have multiple deprivations to their geographical and social communities across Ayrshire through the arts and food.

COPE Scotland

Showcasing Community Social Work

A self-management programme where professionals and public work together for a fairer community and improved resilience for better mental well-being.

East Lothian Champions Board

Showcasing Community Social Work

Scottish Government initiative, bringing care-experienced young people aged 14-25 into the strategic planning of care services.