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Benefits of Membership


Benefits of Membership

Nagalro is a small, friendly organisation with a big reputation:

  • Become a member of a national professional body committed to maintaining and improving professional standards in work with children, families and courts
  • Special members' rates for our training and conferences
  • Membership gives you the opportunity to contribute to debate and policy development and support our valuable work

There are 4 types of membership which are:

Full Membership

Full members must be registered as a social worker with a regulatory body such as Social Work England (SWE), Social Care  Wales or Gofal Cymdeithasol Cymru, the Scottish Social Services Council, the Northern Ireland Social Care Council or CORU in Ireland and they must adhere to the requirements and standards of professional conduct and practice set out by their regulatory body.  Full membership of Nagalro includes professional indemnity and public liability insurance cover, each for £10 million. The joining fee is detailed in the application form.  Applicants from outside UK banking system are to contact the Nagalro office at for a quote.


  • Public liability and professional liability insurance at very competitive rates
  • High quality Nagalro training and conferences at reduced rates
  • Support and legal representation with professional difficulties and complaints
  • Members advice scheme
  • Nagalro’s journal ‘Seen and Heard’
  • Links with colleagues across the country via Nagalro’s email message forum
  • Easy access to information
  • The opportunity to join the on-line Nagalro independent social work directory.
  • Some comments from members:  "The support of colleagues like yourself has been invaluable."  "Thank you very much for your help Nagalro.  You were immensely helpful and responsive."   "I really appreciate the email postings - so informative - have helped me enormously with my work".


Full Member Application Form 

If you would like us to email you an application form or if you have any queries about joining Nagalro call 01372 818504 or email 

Associate Membership

People who support Nagalro’s aims and objectives e.g. family lawyers, researchers, academics, children’s services managers.  Associate membership does not include insurance cover.


  • High quality Nagalro training and conferences at reduced rates
  • Nagalro’s journal ‘Seen and Heard’
  • Access to Nagalro’s email message forum
  • Reduced fees for second and third members joining from one firm/organisation

Associate Membership Application Form  


Student Membership

Social work students should contact nagalro@nagalro for details of student membership

Retired Membership

Full members of Nagalro who have ceased professional work.


  • Nagalro’s journal Seen and Heard
  • High quality Nagalro training and conferences at reduced rates
  • Access to Nagalro’s email message forum

 To apply for Retired membership please contact the Nagalro office at or 01372 818504


'Seen & Heard' Journal Subscription only

To subscribe to Nagalro’s journal Seen & Heard please complete the below subscription application and return to Nagalro's office.

Seen & Heard Application Form 

Tel: 01372 818504