Luke Stevenson

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

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Workforce

‘Dismay’ over university proposal to axe social work course

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Turnover

Adults

Quarter of adult social care workforce leaving their jobs each year, report says

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Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron. Photo: Simon Chapman/LNP/REX/Shuttershock

Workforce

Liberal Democrats commit to fast-track social work training in manifesto

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Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Alan Davidson/Silverhub/Rex/Shuttershock

Workforce

Labour pledges £8bn to solve social care ‘crisis’

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Workforce

Children’s policy ‘tipped too far’ towards removing children at point of crisis, says BASW

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Court decisions

Children

Council that ‘thwarted’ mother’s adoption challenge acted unlawfully

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Andy Couldrick

Children

Chief exec appointed to oversee new model for Birmingham children’s services

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Children

What does ‘getting the basics right’ in social work look like?

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Alison Michalska

Children, Workforce

‘I enjoyed being a social worker, but I needed more influence’

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scrutiny

Children

Council sending section 20 cases to legal planning meetings to ensure compliance

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Children

Special guardianship orders: are they being used safely?

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Workforce

Social work student expelled over anti-gay marriage Facebook posts launches appeal bid

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Children

Social work practice praised after focus on ‘getting the basics right’

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adult and child

Children

Government to investigate how foster care can be improved

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Children, Workforce

Abuse victims have ‘mixed feelings’ about social work interventions

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Workforce

Manager sanctioned over failure to properly support ‘struggling’ NQSW

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