South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership social workers recognised in national Social Worker of the Year Awards

Dean Radford, Sheffield City Council – Gold award in the Newly Qualified Social Worker category

 Sheffield City Council social worker who helped a terminally ill woman from Africa and her seven-year-old child to secure housing and support in the city has won a national award.

Dean Radford has won Community Care’s Gold award for Newly Qualified Children’s social worker of the year after helping the family who had been moved to Sheffield by the National Asylum Support Service.

Dean stood out to the judges as someone who is “tenacious, creative and passionate”.

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Suzannah Rockett, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council – Silver award in the Practice Educator category