National Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work (NCPQSW)

NCPQSW specialises in providing high quality education, continuing professional development (CPD) and training for professionals within Health and Social Care. Post qualifying social work education is centred on a commitment, passion and dedication to develop professional practice, the enhancement of which is crucially focused on challenge and creative resolve, encompassing sound professional values, reasoning and judgement.

The centre currently works in partnership with over one third of local authorities in England. The flexible delivery model means we come to you to deliver education and training designed to make a positive contribution to practice.


Current Membership

Keith Brown (Head), Melanie Forsyth-Smith, Michael Lynne, Joanne Parker, Lynne Rutter, Sarah Williams, Sally Lee.


Associate Membership

Lee-Ann Fenge, Jennifer Bigmore, Kate Howe