Jenny Molloy: ‘Social workers have been so important in my life’

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Do you tell people whom you meet that you are a social worker?

  • Sometimes - it depends on the circumstances (46%, 228 Votes)
  • Yes, I say it with pride (43%, 214 Votes)
  • No, I worry about people's reactions (12%, 59 Votes)

Total Voters: 501

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As part of our Choose Social Work campaign, Jenny Molloy talks about the role social workers have played in her life, particular moments that made a difference, and the advice she would give to new social workers.

Jenny Molloy is the bestselling author of Hackney Child, Tainted Love and Neglected, and a care leaver.

Community Care’s Choose Social Work campaign will champion the brilliant work social workers do every day, inspire the next generation of practitioners, and counteract the negative media coverage of the profession.

Read about why we’re launching this campaign, and the five steps you can take to support it.

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