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AASW South Australian Branch calls for Social Worker of the Year nominations

Published: 8 March 2019

The Australian Association of Social Workers South Australian Branch is seeking nominations for the Social Worker of the Year Awards to give individuals and groups who work with the state’s most vulnerable populations a chance to shine.

AASW South Australian Branch President Patricia Muncey said, “We urge South Australians to nominate an inspiring social worker in their network, to honour and reward those making positive contributions health and well-being and upholding best practice across our community.”

The Awards have been recognising social workers who are making a significant contribution across the broad spectrum of practice, since 2016.

The categories of the Award are:

  • Agent of Change
  • Head, Heart and Hands
  • Leading the Way in the Workplace
  • Rising Star
  • Rural and Remote Impact
  • Student of the Year.

Entries can be submitted by the general public as well as professionals who work alongside social workers throughout South Australia.

Nominations close on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 at 5.00pm ACDT.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Adelaide on Thursday, 2 May, providing an opportunity to celebrate the valuable contributions of all nominees.

For more information and to nominate a social worker, see the AASW website.

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