Chair of Social Work England (Reappointment)

Body: Social Work England
Appointing Department: Department for Education
Location: Meetings take place in Social Work England’s premises in Sheffield and other locations including London.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £450 per day
Time Requirements: 12 days per month.


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

Lord Patel of Bradford has been reappointed as Chair of Social Work England for a period of 3 years from 19 March 2021.

Remuneration is £450 per day for an estimated time commitment of up to 12 days a month.

The register of interests of board members is published on the Social Work England website.

Lord Patel of Bradford was a Labour peer until his appointment as chair of Social Work England. On appointment he chose to change his affiliation from Labour to non-affiliated.

Social Work England is a specialist regulator for all child, family and adult social workers. It is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Education, and the appointment is made by the Secretary of State for Education.

Date: 14/12/2020

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Vacancy Description

Not applicable – reappointment.

Person Specification

Not applicable – reappointment.

Additional Information

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How to Apply

Not applicable – reappointment.

This is a reappointment.

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