Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

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

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improving quality

Children

‘Inadequate’ children’s services praised by minister for improving social work practice

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Workforce

Council threatens legal action over social worker strike

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money

Children

Local authority criticised over failure to support foster carer

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planning

Children, Workforce

Social workers to be involved in governance of new trust

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teamwork

Children, Workforce

Social workers ‘not always acting’ on supervision at council, finds Ofsted

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strike

Workforce

Social workers to strike over caseloads, IT systems and pay

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demand

Children

Shock drop in care applications

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Children

Controversial exemption powers reinstated to social work bill

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Children

Council halves child protection plans after radical service change

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Workforce, Children

DfE to tackle risk of accreditation bias against older and minority staff

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Court decisions

Children

Judge removes care order after successful radicalisation intervention

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Workforce

13 essential Christmas gifts for social workers

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stress

Workforce

‘Overwhelmed’ social worker who deflected from struggles sanctioned

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Children

Council plans child protection cuts in face of ‘severe’ funding shortage

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Children

Council took too long to give abuse victim social worker, finds review

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Children

‘Unstable’ funding for children’s social care hitting services

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