Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

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

Author Archive | Luke Stevenson

Workforce

BASW writes to BBC over ‘cardboard cut-out’ social worker portrayal in EastEnders

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Children

Landmark ruling finds councils are liable for abuse in foster care

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working together

Workforce

£20 million fund to make children’s services work more closely together

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confidential

Workforce

Social worker sanctioned for ‘clearly inappropriate’ sharing of sensitive data

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inspection

Children

Alexis Jay: ‘If I see poor practice I will nail that’

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court work

Children

Foster carer makes tribunal claim over employment status

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teamwork

Children, Workforce

Inspectors to spend more time with social workers under new Ofsted regime

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criticism

Workforce

‘Irresponsible and inaccurate’: social workers react to EastEnders child removal storyline

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television

Workforce

Social workers to feature in EastEnders plot after child bruising call

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Children

Judge recommends council changes social worker over relationship ‘breakdown’

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employee

Workforce

‘Inappropriate’ social work referrals to HCPC could be cut by better employer support

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Children

Do looked-after children statistics suggest a new direction in permanence and care practice?

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Children, Workforce

Council’s auditing resulting in ‘overly harsh judgements’, inspectors find

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money

Workforce

Government delays decision on funding backdated sleep-in payments

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Children

Section 20 arrangements hit seven-year low despite record number of children in care

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supervision

Workforce

‘Empowering’ accreditation will ‘instil’ high-quality supervision in children’s social work, government official claims

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