Social workers report caseload increase amid cost-of-living crisis

Emily Harle
Tuesday, March 21, 2023

The majority of social workers have seen an increase in their workload due to the challenges posed by the cost-of-living crisis, the British Association for Social Workers (BASW) reveals.

A third of social workers were found to be supporting people in need using their own resources. Picture: Andreabzerova/Adobe Stock
A third of social workers were found to be supporting people in need using their own resources. Picture: Andreabzerova/Adobe Stock

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