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Adults, Workforce

‘“The good professional” finds that their values and integrity are gradually corrupted’

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Workforce

Media bashing of highly paid directors masks the true problems around appointing interim social care managers

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Children, Workforce

What happened next? Coventry’s social workers open up about life post-Daniel Pelka

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Workforce

What would social work look like in an independent Scotland?

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Children, Workforce, Child safeguarding

Post-Rotherham, whistleblowing in social care needs an urgent review

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Workforce

“Do it for Daniel”: Coventry launches hard-hitting ad campaign to recruit social workers

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Man in wheelchair

Adults, Workforce

‘Social work must reclaim personalisation so it becomes a practice-based approach, not a government-owned instrument’

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Workforce

Social work cartoon: The targets

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Balancing act

Workforce

‘The success of a newly qualified social worker’s first year relies on the retention of experienced staff to work with them’

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Workforce

Social workers can be critical of senior managers at times, but do they truly understand the role?

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Lord Victor Adebowale

Workforce

Five things the social work profession should do in the face of public criticism

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Social work students as advocates

Workforce

‘Social work students are increasingly being asked to act as advocates – and that’s a good thing’

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Care worker helping an elderly woman with her medication

Workforce

Crisis for care providers: why latest legal ruling makes it necessary to reform commissioning practices

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Workforce

‘Too many local authorities scapegoat individual social workers rather than dealing with wider system failures’

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Man in handcuffs

Workforce

Should a violent criminal record automatically bar you from working with young people and vulnerable adults?

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Shadow of an adult and child

Workforce

Los Angeles County officials agree to lower social worker caseloads following six-day strike

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