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Children

Kinship carers ‘not well supported’ at the beginning of placements, research suggests

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Workforce

New Ofsted children’s services inspection regime confirmed

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Workforce

What social workers need to know about Ofsted’s new inspection regime

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Children

Social workers in council’s safeguarding hub ‘under pressure’ gathering ‘unnecessary information’, Ofsted finds

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Adults

Local authority at fault for charging woman for care she did not receive

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Children

Ofsted praises children’s services’ ‘dynamic, professionally fertile’ environment

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Children

Recruitment of ‘experienced, committed social workers’ helps improvements at ‘inadequate’ council

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Adults

Strengths-based questions for social work assessments: quick tips

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2017: The winners

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Children, Workforce

‘I was being patronised’: a care leaver’s experience of a social work degree

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Children

Large-scale contracting out of children’s services ‘on the doorstep’, report says

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Adults, Children

Autumn Budget 2017: No scraps for social care

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Adults

Social workers and service users in favour of ‘power of entry’ in safeguarding study

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Workforce

Should we ask social workers to ignore their religious beliefs?

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Workforce

Social worker and manager sanctioned over ‘inadequate’ risk assessment

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Workforce

BASW expresses concern over social work role in ‘rape clause’ ahead of budget

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