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Children, Workforce

Social workers use their own money to buy food and clothing for service users, survey finds

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Children, Workforce

£6.6 million agency staff overspend ‘hugely detrimental’ to council’s children’s services

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Delayed restructure will address ‘excessively high’ social worker caseloads, council says

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Keep adoption visits separate from care proceedings, Munby warns

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Domestic abuse and child contact: key advice on understanding the child’s experience

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Confident direct work with children: top tips

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Effective management and a long-term view of children’s services: a local authority’s journey to ‘good’

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Social worker suspended after keeping confidential documents at home

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Social work accreditation gets qualified backing from BASW

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Children

Government rejects recommendation to scrap independent reviewing officers

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‘Care never leaves you’: how can we better support care-experienced adults?

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Supreme Court outlines nine key principles of section 20 practice

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Children’s trust defends chief executive appointment for social worker criticised by judge

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Keeping children in section 20 without proceedings for long periods may breach the law, Supreme Court says

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Chronic lack of secure accommodation demands urgent action, judge reminds government

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Feeling ‘under siege’: why listening to social workers is key to improving services

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