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ANZASW discussions

ANZASW is hosting regular discussions for social workers about issues they may be facing during COVID-19. They are held at varying times and if you’d like to join, you can sign up to register at the following link – https://anzasw.nz/anzasw-webinars. Or you can sign up to register at the following times: Wed 20th May, 12:30pm:… Read more »

SWCDT nominations

Nominations are now open for the Social Workers Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal.

Interim Practising Certificates

If you want to return to work to assist in the pandemic response, you may be eligible for an Interim Practising Certificate.

Experience pathway: S13 stage two

Stage two of the experience pathway is now available. The experience pathway may be for you if you have a lot of social work experience in New Zealand, (at least 10-15 years or longer) but not an SWRB-recognised social work qualification. Stage two is in four parts and assesses the extent of your social work… Read more »

COVID-19 update

As the regulator, the SWRB recognises that social workers, employers and communities are facing challenging circumstances in response to COVID-19.  We are working remotely using zoom and offering most of our services which you can find out more about below. Social workers Some of you will be part of the essential services but those who… Read more »

The phone system

We’ve been having some difficulties with our new phone system so we’d like to apologise if you’ve been trying to get through with not much luck. Please email us instead on: office@swrb.govt.nz or if it’s about registration: applications@swrb.govt.nz

Experience pathway: S13

If you have extensive experience practising social work in NZ, here’s a pathway to apply to become registered.