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Children

‘Competing priorities’ affecting social work assessments, inspection finds

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Children, Workforce

Social workers threaten strike unless working conditions improve

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Adults

Councils split over value of named social worker pilot

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Children

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

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Workforce

Tackling burnout: why organisations need to be ‘trauma-informed’

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Adults

Council criticised for not consulting woman before banning relative from visiting care home

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Adults

Will a new Mental Health Act tackle ethnic inequalities?

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Paul Moffat, chief executive, Doncaster Children's Services Trust
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Workforce

Goodbyes and endings need careful planning and time to grieve

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Workforce

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

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Children

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

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Adults

‘I feel embarrassed about the delays getting care packages signed off’

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Children

Radicalisation cases ‘uncomfortable’ for social workers, report says

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Children

We need a common-sense approach to keeping children in care out of custody

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Adults

Social workers have vital role to play supporting people who use alcohol

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Adults

Who pays the penalty when mental health services fail?

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South Gloucestershire Children's Services Team
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Adults

How does gambling impact vulnerable adults?

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