Community Care Live Manchester is a free-to-attend social work event specifically serving the North-West region. It offers essential learning and training to all registered social workers and local authority directors, commissioners and workforce leads. With a two-day seminar programme, it is the perfect location to develop your CPD and learn from your peers and sector thought leaders. And don’t forget, you’ll also have time to visit our exclusive exhibition area, where you’ll be able to meet and network with a range of local authorities, recruiters, learning organisations and service providers, as well as fellow delegates and visitors to the event.

What can Community Care Live offer you?

As a social worker

  • Free training and best-practice advice from social care experts to enable you to make decisions more confidently
  • Essential learning to boost your CPD
  • A chance to network and share practice challenges with peers, sector thought leaders and key national bodies. Over 1,200 professionals attended our 2017 Manchester event
  • Guidance to improve your court skills and case law knowledge
  • An exhibition where you can meet potential recruiters, identify further training and learning opportunities and link up with leading providers

As a team leader/manager

  • Free and essential learning on how to get the best out of your teams from our management-focused sessions
  • Free training to help your social workers tackle the biggest practice challenges and boost their legal literacy
  • Examples of innovation in social work and case studies demonstrating how other teams have improved practice
  • The opportunity to network with senior thought leaders
  • An exhibition space where you can meet and share learning with other organisations within the sector, including local authorities, recruiters, voluntary sector and universities

As a commissioner/head of service

  • Network and share leadership insights with your peers including commissioners, heads of department and directors
  • Take part in our new expert-led advanced practitioner discussion groups, offering you the chance to discuss key challenges, share best practice and network with other leaders from around the country
  • Gain up-to-date information and guidance on the challenges social work teams are currently facing

Current Sponsors & Exhibitors