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Children, Workforce

‘In court the social worker’s knowledge of the child is often disregarded’

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Children, Workforce

An ‘inadequate’-rated council’s efforts to cut caseloads and turnover are paying off

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Why I had to leave local authority child protection work

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The Three Girls drama is a reminder that staying silent is not an option

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My leaving care team made me the social worker I am today

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Fostering service ‘faces breakdown within two years’, review finds

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

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Care through the eyes of a child: ‘Foster carers and social workers are there for every step’

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Children, Workforce

‘An assessment like any other, but instead of a bus to a visit, I was on a plane to Eastern Europe’

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Court decisions

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Judge criticises social worker’s ‘alarming ineptitude’ in care case

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Andy Couldrick

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

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Care through the eyes of a child: ‘It’s the little things’

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

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Children, Workforce

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

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Social media and adoption – what social workers need to know

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New powers help councils shunt responsibility for secure placements

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