Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

Luke Stevenson is Community Care’s children’s social care journalist

Author Archive | Luke Stevenson

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Workforce

Social worker ‘should have asked for IT training’ to deal with records ‘chaos’, HCPC panel says

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scrutiny

Children

Ofsted praises council for improving social work practice despite staff turnover concerns

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Workforce

Social work shortages at ‘crisis point’, warns council leader 

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Workforce

Social worker suspended over breach of confidentiality

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Birmingham council

Workforce, Children

Undercover documentary on social work in ‘inadequate’ council to air on Channel 4

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saving money

Children, Workforce

Council puts emergency investment into new social workers amid takeover fears

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Children, Workforce

Ofsted gives first outstanding grades for children’s services to two London councils

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Children

Council blames agency manager after judge deems social worker’s evidence unusable

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time

Children, Workforce

ADCS president: Funding for children’s social care is a ‘ticking time bomb’

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Sir Martin Narey

Adults, Children, Workforce

It is time to split adults’ and children’s social work education, says Martin Narey

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Children

Teenager who killed man was let down by Haringey and Sheffield social services

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Children, Child safeguarding

Troubled Rotherham will use views of sexual exploitation victims to improve services

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Children

‘No child is safe in this jail’: charity chief’s warning after damning Ofsted inspection

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Children, Workforce

Ofsted rates council inadequate after staff disruption causes inconsistency for children

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Children, Child safeguarding

Council ups child protection focus to avoid Rotherham style abuse scandal

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Children, Workforce

Achieving for Children: Behind the scenes at the community interest company delivering ‘the future’ of children’s services

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