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HCPC re-registration for social workers

The window of time to sort HCPC re-registration opens on 1 September.

This will be the first time social workers have renewed in the new system since the registration and regulation of social workers in England changed on 1 August 2012, when the Health and Care Professions Council took over responsibility for the social care register.

This changed the way that continuing professional development (CPD) is approached. Alongside the renewal of social work registration, the HCPC will be auditing the CPD profiles of a random sample of 2.5% of all the social workers in England.

Any social worker who does not complete the re-registration process by 30 November will no longer be able to practise legally as a social worker. Make sure you understand how to show your continuing professional development and complete your renewal online. For further information and guides visit Community Care or the HCPC website

Article courtesy of Community Care

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