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Social worker took own life after stress caused by work arrangements, coroner rules

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Why a chronology should be the first thing you do in an assessment

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Adults, Workforce

Man left with unexpected care bill after council failed to inform him about charges

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Adults

Social worker struck off for fraud offences involving ‘vulnerable service’ users

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Adults’ and children’s social care will not escape ‘radical cuts’, council confirms

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Council ordered to set up children's services company in wake of Ofsted visit

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Supported housing funding to be retained in welfare system, government announces

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Children

‘Weaknesses’ in social worker practice and ‘poor’ management oversight found in council

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Adults

Crunch talks under way as struggling council discusses plans to reduce debts

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Children

Supervision orders unsuccessful in a quarter of cases, research finds

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Children

Ofsted finds council ‘requires improvement’ despite ‘inadequate’ leadership

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Children

Purposeful investment in a learning culture: one children’s services journey to ‘good’

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Five tips for being an effective leader

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Children

Tips to support direct work

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Children, Workforce

Social worker suspended after sending inappropriate WhatsApp messages

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Children

Stability at heart of council’s across-the-board ‘outstanding’ Ofsted grading

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