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SA Social Worker of the Year Awards 2019 Categories

SA Social Worker of the Year Awards 2019 Categories

The 2019 Award Categories were developed to provide an opportunity to recognise individuals and teams of Social Workers that strive for best practice, achieve beyond expectations, incorporate the values of the profession and make significant contributions to the SA Community.

Nominations close: 5.00pm, Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Winners for each category receive $1,000 towards their Continuing Professional Development and one year's AASW membership.

Agent of Change

‘Agent of Change Award’ recognises the outstanding contribution by a social worker who makes a transformative difference through organisational or systems change to individuals, families or communities.

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Head Heart and Hands

‘Head, Heart & Hands Award’ recognises the outstanding career of a social worker who makes an outstanding positive difference and a significant impact in their work for clients, community and/or the social work profession.

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Leading the Way in the Workplace

‘Leading the Way in the Workplace’ Award recognises a social work workplace supervisor who is actively and successfully demonstrating the AASW Supervision Practice Standards in enhancing the knowledge and skills of their Supervisee/s.

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Rising Star

‘Rising Star’ Award recognises the outstanding performance of a recently qualified social worker (less than three years), demonstrating potential leadership within the industry and making an outstanding positive difference to individuals, families or communities.

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Rural and Remote Impact

'Rural & Remote’ Award recognises the outstanding performance of a social worker or social work team who work(s) for a rural or remote community in South Australia, working creatively with the resources and assets of a rural or remote context.

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Student of the Year

'Student of the Year’ Award recognises a current student who is achieving outstanding results in their studies (GPA 5.5 or higher) and who is already giving back to the social work community.

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Click here to find Nomination Form and Guidelines

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers