Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

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

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recruits

Children, Workforce

Ofsted praises council’s support for newly-qualified social workers

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ethics

Children

Social work ethics ‘not routinely used’ to inform adoption practice, enquiry suggests

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child and professional

Children, Workforce

First children’s services taken out of council control rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

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flexible working

Children, Workforce

Local authority praised for investments in flexible working for social workers

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Workforce

‘The most ‘complete’ story social work has’: social workers respond to episode two of Kiri

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child

Children

Social worker struck off for putting children at risk had spirit ‘broken’ by service restructure, HCPC hears

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group meeting

Children

Council praised for improvements to services it withdrew from provider

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student

Workforce

University bins controversial proposals to axe social work courses

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Workforce

Social work drama viewed by more than 3 million people

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funding

Children

Children’s services company could receive £4 million extra funding to help cope with budget shortfall

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Children

Social workers could use social media checks to ‘enhance’ assessments, serious case review says

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Children

Children’s services to see third education secretary in two years after reshuffle

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cases

Workforce

Social worker sanctioned for supervision failures despite ‘heavy caseload, poor working conditions’

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team

Workforce

How a council is successfully retaining social workers

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group meeting

Children, Workforce

‘High risk’ social worker decision-making change in Working Together guidance questioned

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money

Children

£8.5 million given to private companies to develop social worker accreditation, government reveals

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