Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

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

Author Archive | Luke Stevenson

Children

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

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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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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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teamwork

Workforce

Children’s services commitment to ‘do the right thing’ praised by inspectors

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recruits

Children

Ofsted praises council’s social worker recruitment drive

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child and professional

Children

Why a council is reviewing the social work role from a child’s perspective

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Children

Parental alienation: ‘It is critical social workers know how to recognise this’

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Workforce

Social worker’s comments about a service user to colleagues was misconduct, HCPC says

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Workforce

Council in bid to reduce social work caseloads to 15 by hiring 20 more staff

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court work

Workforce

Social work morale ‘beginning to improve’ at strike-hit council, Ofsted says

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team

Children

Community interest company model ‘added value’ to ‘good’ children’s services, Ofsted says

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Workforce

600 social workers to be trained through apprenticeships every year, government says

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Children

Concern over adopter numbers as figures show ‘no continued decline’ in adoptions

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employees

Workforce

Understanding of social work is desirable but not essential for new regulator chief, job ad says

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