Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

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

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Children, Workforce

Social work audits to be shared with Ofsted under new inspection plans

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Workforce

Council awarded £9.6 million to share expertise with other children’s services

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Children

Council prioritised guardianship ‘irrespective of circumstances’, serious case review finds

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Children, Workforce

£15k bonuses, sabbaticals and supervision: how a council is fixing its social worker retention crisis

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sanctions

Children, Workforce

Social workers criticised and named by judge cleared of wrongdoing by HCPC

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Children

Government changes statutory definition of child sexual exploitation

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Children

Social worker assessments ‘marginalised’ in court, council says

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Workforce

‘Poorly supervised’ social worker who referred self to HCPC sanctioned

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Children

Ofsted praises staff at outstanding-rated care leaver service

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Workforce

Jo Brand’s social work comedy to return for second series

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Court decisions

Children

Social workers and guardians issued guidance on care proceedings work

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Workforce

Social worker who was ‘desensitised’ to family’s unsafe home conditions suspended

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Children

How social workers can improve assessments of family and friends carers

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Court decisions

Children

Consent ‘not required’ for section 20 accommodation, judge says

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Children

Inspectors praise ‘committed and highly knowledgeable’ children’s social workers

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teamwork

Children

Social workers not treating foster carers ‘as equal’, report says

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