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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

One in nine councils granted emergency support to balance books

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Workforce

How does your employer manage excess workloads among social workers?

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Adults, Workforce

Social work strike called off after council makes ‘encouraging’ offer

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Workforce

Local government pay: unions seek 10% hike for social workers and other staff

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Workforce

‘Her support made an extremely challenging time manageable’

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Review of social work teams among £370m in savings plans set out by Birmingham

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Adults, Children

‘State of crisis’ for domestic abuse services because of cuts, warns commissioner

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Children, Workforce

Bronson Battersby case: social worker back at work as full case review announced

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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Use of agency social workers up 25% year on year in adults’ services

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Four in five apprentices gained social work qualification in first cohort, figures show

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Children, Social work leaders

Pre-court social worker-guardian meetings have potential to improve care proceedings, finds study

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Mounting demand for AMHPs and unmet need masked by fall in number of detentions, say leads

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Children, Workforce

Should councils be able to exceed agency social work price caps?

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Children, Social work leaders

Children’s practitioners face duty to report sexual abuse

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Social worker changes undermined engagement with children later convicted of violent crimes – review

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Workforce

My Brilliant Colleague: ‘I hope to one day be as successful and brilliant as you are to me’

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