Kirsty McGregor

About Kirsty McGregor

Kirsty McGregor is Community Care's workforce editor, responsible for our coverage of social work pay, conditions and conduct.

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Social workers in supervision

Workforce

Council launches social work academy and vows to take up to 50 students on placement

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Workforce

Social work regulator says Frontline training scheme must meet 31 conditions ahead of its launch this summer

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Claire Selwood

Workforce

‘I was determined to go back to social work, to prove he hadn’t ruined my career’

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Workforce

Social workers who are unable to communicate clearly in English could be sanctioned or struck off

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Social work recruitment guide

Workforce

New Community Care Jobs guide examines the impact of recent workforce changes on social worker recruitment

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Citizens UK's tea party

Adults, Workforce

Norman Lamb attends tea party in honour of care providers committed to paying a living wage

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Health and Care Professions Council

Workforce

Regulator warns of ‘considerable cost’ to social workers if its functions are transferred to the College

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Brent social workers

Workforce

Film shows value of assessed and supported year for newly qualified social workers

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Child reaching for food next to ashtray

Children

Ofsted: Social workers must be better trained and supported to identify and assess neglect

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NHS sign

Workforce

Social worker stabbed by psychiatric patient wins pay-out from NHS trusts

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Care support workers

Adults, Workforce

Care workers should be given legal right to switch from zero hours to fixed contracts after a year, says think tank

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Fitness to practise hearing

Workforce

Social worker cleared of calling woman an ‘attention seeker’ hours before she killed herself

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Workforce

Threat of industrial action over ‘paltry’ 1% pay rise for social workers and other council staff in 2014

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Frontline's film

Workforce

Social work short film: ‘At the end of all my races, you were there with a towel’

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World Social Work Day 2014

Workforce

Social workers mark World Social Work Day 2014 with film, art, poetry and events

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Social workers in an office

Workforce

New guidance spells out unique role and function of social workers in variety of settings

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