File 12 - Interview with Robert Nummey, welfare officer, director of social work

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GB 249 SOHC 39/12


Interview with Robert Nummey, welfare officer, director of social work


  • 10 December 2013 (Creation)

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1 digital audio file (duration 1 hour 14 minutes 59 seconds), 1 pdf file

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Recording and transcript of an interview with Robert Nummey on 10th December 2013. Robert Nummey worked as a duty welfare officer and social worker in the 1960's, a county welfare officer in Angus from 1967, director of social work from 1969 and director for residential and day care in Glasgow from 1971. Robert discusses his career, the Social Work (Scotland) Act, the environments he worked in, colleagues, some serious incidents that occurred at some of the homes, training and improvements in residential care.

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  • English

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