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Social work audits to be shared with Ofsted under new inspection plans

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Council prioritised guardianship ‘irrespective of circumstances’, serious case review finds

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£15k bonuses, sabbaticals and supervision: how a council is fixing its social worker retention crisis

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Social workers criticised and named by judge cleared of wrongdoing by HCPC

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Social workers under pressure to meet targets ‘prematurely’ closed case, finds serious case review

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Government changes statutory definition of child sexual exploitation

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Social worker assessments ‘marginalised’ in court, council says

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Ofsted praises staff at outstanding-rated care leaver service

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‘Inadequate’ council left at-risk children waiting months for social work support

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Social workers and guardians issued guidance on care proceedings work

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Munro withdraws backing for ‘dangerous’ social care exemptions plan

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I’m practising in a climate at odds with social work values

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The government’s adoption drive isn’t achieving its aims

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Social work caseloads ‘manageable’ after council restructure – Ofsted

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Much more can be done to support birth parents pre and post-adoption

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How social workers can improve assessments of family and friends carers

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