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Workforce

Caps on agency social worker pay ‘saving millions’, councils say

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Adults

Council shelves ‘unlawful’ plans to charge for social care assessments

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Children

‘Social care is ever-evolving – you need to be prepared to grow with it’

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Adults

Care home funding gap will result in divide between rich and poor areas, providers warn

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Adults

Social care sector is letting down older people with HIV, finds report

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Children, Workforce

The new service models shaking up children’s social work

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Children

Foster carer fee cuts plan faces extra scrutiny

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Children

Professionals were ‘misled with ease’ on risks to girl, finds serious case review

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Children

Foster carers face ‘drastic’ fee cuts under council plans

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Mental Health

Prime Minister orders review of child mental health services

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Workforce

HCPC issues updated standards of proficiency for social workers

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Children

Gaps in support for children’s home staff – and how they impact care

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Workforce

Tax reforms set to hit agency social worker earnings

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Adults

Most European migrant care staff at risk of losing right to remain

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Workforce

‘Outstanding’ children’s services leadership praised by Ofsted

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Children

Children’s home workers: take our survey on working conditions

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