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Have Your Say survey 2024

Our 2024 survey of the registered workforce will be launched in January.

We’re launching our latest Have Your Say workforce survey in January 2024.

Just like in 2023, we’re asking all registered social care workers to answer questions about things like health and well-being, pay and conditions, and what you like about working in the sector.

We want as many of you as possible to complete the short survey, across a wide range of social care roles.

The survey will be online for six weeks, and we’ll write to you with more information about how to take part when it goes live in January. You’ll also be able to access the survey from this page.

Telling us what you think will help shape the support we and our partners offer, so don’t miss your chance to have your say.

Everyone who completes the survey will be entered into a prize draw to win one of 25 £20 shopping vouchers.

Tracking workforce trends

We’re carrying out this survey again so we can start to monitor trends in what people think about working in social care.

Even if you’ve left the sector, we’d love to hear about your experiences if you’re still registered. There’ll be an opportunity as part of the process for you to share your thoughts.

We also want to find out more about some of the themes that emerged from this year’s survey to give us a more detailed picture of what’s happening.

One of the ways we’ll do this is by holding interviews and focus groups with workers and employers. If you’d like to be involved in the interviews or focus groups, please e-mail lead researcher Professor Jermaine Ravalier on

Working with partners

Bath Spa University and the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) will be working with us to carry out this research.

All of your answers will be anonymous and we’ll share the findings on our website after the results have been analysed.

What were the results of the 2023 survey?

We recently announced the results of our 2023 pilot survey, which showed that social care workers feel valued by the people and families they support, but also undervalued by the public and underpaid for the work they do.

If you’d like to find out more about the 2023 workforce survey, you can read the full report here.

Need more information?

If you have any questions about the 2024 Have Your Say survey, we provide some answers in our frequently asked questions.

You can also get in touch by e-mailing Professor Jermaine Ravalier on