Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

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

Author Archive | Luke Stevenson

computer

Workforce

‘Keep on posting’ – HCPC publishes social media guidance for social workers

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girl

Children

Further probes needed into ‘negligent’ practice in Rotherham child sexual exploitation case

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Children

Council to spend £2.5 million to recruit more social workers following Ofsted inspection

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asylum

Children

Care proceedings in asylum cases often not justifiable, says judge

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employees

Children

Inspectors praise council that increased number of frontline social workers by a third

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pay

Workforce

Pay rise not solution to social work problems at strike-hit council, says new chief

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court work

Workforce

Social worker to seek damages over court case criticism which led to suspension

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the himalayas

Children

Why this social worker is trekking the Himalayas to raise awareness for children in care

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money

Workforce

First stages of social work accreditation could cost £3.5 million

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start

Children

‘People tried to put me off’: becoming a social worker after Baby P

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improve

Children

Improvement notice issued to ‘inadequate’ children’s services

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team

Children

‘Competing priorities’ affecting social work assessments, inspection finds

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strike

Children, Workforce

Social workers threaten strike unless working conditions improve

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team

Children

Building a team around the social worker: how a council is reducing demand and supporting staff

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computer

Workforce

Social worker who blamed ‘workload, computer failings and colleagues’ for misconduct sanctioned

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money

Children

Majority of councils overspending as children’s services pushed to ‘breaking point’, councils warn

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