Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

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

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improvement

Children

Manageable caseloads and supported social workers: how to move on from ‘inadequate’

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Workforce

No sanction for NQSW who worked 72 hours in a row due to second job

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New York

Workforce

Social work from New York to Yorkshire: ‘I think I’m able to handle a bit more on my caseload’

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Children, Workforce

Hiring PAs for social workers cuts stress and saves money, finds study

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team

Children, Workforce

Innovative social work projects get £36m funding boost

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Peter-Hay

Workforce

‘You’ve got to recognise your limits': a social services director on leaving a life of social work

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Workforce

Social worker falsely logged visits due to fear of manager’s criticism

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money

Workforce

Pay for social workers could hit 15-year low in 2020

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Children

Council criticised after social worker removed girl without telling carers

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Children

Judge slams council over poor quality social work assessments

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Children

Social workers ‘passing decision making’ to judges due to lack of resources

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Children

Five reasons children’s social workers should attend Community Care Live

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Children

How a council’s social worker ‘name cards’ are helping support children

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hero

Children, Workforce

‘She’s there if I’m upset’: children nominate their social worker for award

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asylum

Children, Workforce

Government consults on guidance for social workers supporting asylum-seeking children

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search

Children, Workforce

Social workers can use Facebook to search for missing parents, says judge

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