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Adults, Workforce

Social workers missing targets on care package reviews as backlogs build

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Workforce, Children

Social work diary: ‘There’s so much anguish here that the future looks bleak’

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Workforce, Children

Children’s social work vacancies soared 27% in past year, government reports

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Budget cut

Adults, Workforce, Children

Council proposes to shed over 50 social work posts in cuts plan

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Workforce

Patchy implementation of the ASYE leaves newly qualified social workers facing unprotected caseloads

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Children in the 'Jungle' refugee camp in Calais. Photo: Artur Widak/NurPhoto/REX Shutterstock

Children, Workforce

Government urged to consider local authority capacity when dispersing child refugees

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Children, Workforce

Councils compelled to take in asylum-seeking children if Immigration Bill passes

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Children, Workforce

Government’s immigration plans ‘shift burden to council social workers’

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Adults, Workforce

Swamped at work and can’t decide what to prioritise? Take time out to make a cup of tea

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Workforce, Children

‘Inadequate’ council told to distribute workloads more evenly to improve child protection

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Adults, Workforce, Children, Stand Up For Social Work

Stand up for social work: Discuss the results of our burnout research with your manager

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Adults, Workforce, Children, Stand Up For Social Work

Exhausted social workers on the edge of burnout but still achieving positive change

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refuge; domestic abuse

Workforce

Unison warns of ‘dire consequences’ ahead for social care

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Adults, Workforce, Stand Up For Social Work

We need to speak up about the staffing crisis in adults’ social work

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Workforce, Children

Council with ‘oppressive’ culture no longer failing, inspectors report

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Workforce, Stand Up For Social Work

‘I can see no excuse for a social work employer that oppresses its own workforce’

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