IASW members are provided with support and representation in the practice of our profession, as well as an opportunity to improve the standards & quality of Social Work in Ireland. The IASW welcomes members from across the profession, from those who are fully qualified or retired, to those new to the role or studying for their qualification.
CATEGORIES OF MEMBERSHIP
This category is applicable to members who are qualified over one year and are working over 20 hours per week.
€195 (annual) and €205 (monthly payments of €17.08)
This category is applicable to members who are qualified over one year and are working 20 hours or less per week
€135 (annual) and €145 (monthly payments of €12.08)
This category is applicable to members who are unemployed or working on a voluntary / unpaid bases.
This category is applicable to members who have obtained their qualification in the Republic of Ireland, but reside outside of the Republic of Ireland
This category is applicable to members who have obtained membership of BASW, Northern Ireland.
First Year Post Qualify
This category is applicable to members who have been qualified and who are working in a social work post for up to one year.
€160 (annual) and €170 (monthly payments of €14.17)
This category is applicable to people who are students working towards a qualification recognised by CORU, the Social Work Registration Board.
IASW Membership is available at a special rate to those who have retired from the profession and are no longer practicing.
As per our Memo & Arts: Honorary Members shall be persons who, in the opinion of the Association, have done distinguished work furthering the objectives of the Association. They may be elected at a General Meeting of the Association on the nomination of the Board of Directors and those persons so elected shall become Honorary Members for life. Honorary Members shall not be liable to pay subscriptions and shall have full voting rights.
USEFUL MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
IASW membership year runs for a one-year or one-month period from the date you join, this means can join at any stage in the year. Your IASW Membership renews automatically. Contact the office If at any time you would like to cancel your membership or update your membership category. Members can update their card details via the members area.
Fitness to Practise Legal Expense Coverage: The IASW provides Fitness to Practise Legal Expenses cover FREE to the 'working' membership categories ONLY: Full-Time, Part-Time (20hrs or less) and First Year Post Qualify members.
Membership Byelaws: The purpose of this byelaw is to make provision for the admission of members to membership of the IASW. Click Membership Byelaws_19.06.23 to read our Membership Byelaws.