A total of 93 applicaitons have been received for the Social Work Awards 2016 - many thanks to everyone who took the time to complete an application.
The Judging panels will now begin assessing each application and will contact shortlisted finalists in mid June.
The Social Work Awards celebrate excellence in Social Work practice across Northern Ireland and are open to any social work agency or social worker(s) in the statutory, voluntary, private, education and training sectors in Northern Ireland.
Service Users, carers or employers who are nomination a team or individual will have the opportunity to acknowledge the positive contribution social workers have made for them.
The fifth Social Work Awards ceremony will be held on Friday 18th November 2016, at Armagh City Hotel.
The award categories are:
Children’s Services (Team Award)
Adult Services (Team Award)
Partnership (Team Award)
Learning and Development (Team Award)
Children’s Services (Individual)
Adult Services (Individual)
Newly Qualified Social Worker (Individual)
Lifetime Achievement Award (individual) sponsored by the Northern Ireland
the Northern Ireland Association of Social Workers