Somerset council recently held an award ceremony to recognise their children’s social care staff.
Children and young people were asked to nominate social workers and leaving care workers who they felt deserved an award.
The council received 60 nominations from children and young people working with the children’s social care department. Here are some quotes from young people about what they feel about their social workers.
He always visits me and listens to everything that I say”
I’ve been working with this incredible woman for 3 and a half years. She makes you feel a lot more than a young person on her caseload”
We play snooker together and we talk about my stuff and she is really sweet and confident in me.”
He always listens and I don’t feel alone”