Herbert Laming

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Victoria Climbié Inquiry chair reflects on social work, 21 years on

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Practice educators passionate about role, but lack of support risks pushing them out of it, finds study

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Workforce

Fitness to practise cases should take no longer than six months, say social workers

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Seven more councils chosen to test family support and child protection reforms

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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

DHSC sets out plans for funding adult social care training

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Children, Social work leaders

Children’s homes body excludes providers funded through tax havens from membership

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Social Worker of the Year Awards

Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2024 open for entries

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Social work leaders, Workforce

BASW chief elected president of International Federation of Social Workers Europe

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Consistently high standards’ of social work earns Cafcass across-the-board outstanding rating

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Workforce

Does your caseload match the average calculated by the DfE?

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The word 'adoption' spelt out in coloured letters beneath cut-outs of a family

Children, Workforce

Adoption practice remains strong but regional agencies struggling to recruit and retain social workers

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Birthday cupcake with burning lit candle with number 50.

Workforce

Community Care celebrates 50 years reporting on and supporting social work

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Children

Leaving care, mental illness and recovery: ‘There is always the possibility of a better future’

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Workforce

Most social workers experiencing deteriorating mental health due to work, finds survey

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Workforce

Social Work England’s performance improved last year, finds regulator’s watchdog

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Finley Boden

Children, Social work leaders

Finley Boden: professionals should have protected baby murdered by his parents, review finds

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