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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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Workforce

Boost your CPD and hone legal skills at Community Care Live London

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Adults, Children

High numbers of social care complaints upheld by ombudsman

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Workforce

Lifer or locum, get your voice heard in our survey

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Adults

Social workers “begging” for autism respite placements, warns provider

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Workforce

‘I fear I’ll be one of the last social workers who can stay so long’

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