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Malcolm Payne

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Malcolm Payne is a social work writer, Emeritus Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University and Honorary Professor at Kingston University. He has worked in the state and voluntary social services and in academic posts in the UK.

Recent publications

  • Social Work Education

    • Payne M
  • What is professional social work?, revised second edition

    • Payne M
    • Campling J

Professional experience

Visiting Professor

Opole University

September 2008 - January 2012(3 years)

Policy and Development Advisor

St Christopher’s Hospice

April 2008 - January 2012(4 years)

Director, Psycho-social and Spiritual Care

St Christopher’s Hospice

January 2003 - April 2008(5 years)

Head of Department, Professor

Manchester Metropolitan University

August 1997 - December 2002(5 years)

1986-1987 Assistant Director, Development

Richmond Fellowship for Community Mental Health

January 1986 - July 1987(2 years)

Chief Executive

Liverpool Council for Voluntary Service

January 1981 - December 1985(5 years)

Lecturer in Social Work

University of Bristol

August 1976 - December 1980(4 years)



Manchester Metropolitan University

September 1996 - June 2002(6 years)


Keele University

September 1965 - August 1969(4 years)

Diploma in Social Studies

Keele University

September 1965 - August 1969(4 years)