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All students graduating in any given year will automatically move to ANNUAL (one payment) First Year Post Qualify membership in March of the following year (regardless of when they joined or when they paid the last student fee). To pay your fee in monthly instalments, the member must contact the Office Administrator before 1st March.

By making an application you agree to uphold the IASW Code of Ethics and Practice if accepted.


Member Benefits

It's very easy to join IASW. Here are some Member Benefits at a glance:

  • Fitness to Practise Legal Expenses Cover (ONLY available to Full Members, First Yr Post Qualify & Part-time). For further information on the coverage please see Fitness to Practise section on the website.
  • Online CPD Resources and Support in Maintaining a CPD Portfolio
  • Exclusive Access to Job Advertisements
  • FREE Subscription to the "Irish Social Worker" Journal and access online to ALL previous editions of the "Irish Social Worker"
  • Professional Advice and Support from the IASW Office, Board & Council Representatives
  • Reduced Rates at Conferences, Lectures, Training & Other IASW Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Activities
  • Invitation to FREE Member Only CPD Events
  • Participation in Special Interest Groups & Committees
  • Input into National Standards, Policy and Legislation
  • Quarterly IASW Newsletter containing updates on IASW activities, announcements of upcoming events and information on the strategic plan
  • Invitation to our Annual Conference & AGM
  • FREE Invitation to appear on the IASW Independent Social Workers Directory and Supervision Directory

Check out our simple sign up form today and become part of our professional community.