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Unions call off strike after employers offer new pay deal

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Alan Clyne, adult social care convenor for Unison at Surrey County Council.

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Meet the Steward: ‘There was a major restructure and I thought, this isn’t going to be good’

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“I felt powerless and nobody was listening.”

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Social work students being given unsupervised responsibility for risk and safeguarding assessments on placement

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Guidance is produced for NHS staff (Caiaimage/Rex, posed by models)

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What social care can learn from the NHS’s system for recording and tackling violence

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Social workers and care staff are as likely to be attacked in the office as they are on home visits

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Community Care, Workforce

Meet the steward: Unions can help drive up the quality of social care, argues Kirsten Hey

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Social worker or benefits adviser? Examining the impact of welfare reforms

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Council social workers ‘forced to subsidise cost of driving for work’

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Unison members campaign for fair pay for social care professionals

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Meet the steward: hear why social worker Paula Black became a UNISON branch secretary

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Helping social workers progress up the career ladder

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Adults, Workforce

More social care assessments done through call centres

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Personal budgets increasingly bureaucratic, say professionals

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Adults, Workforce

Service users to benefit from personalisation but involvement lacking

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Adults, Workforce

2013 personal budgets for all target ‘will be missed’

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86% of professionals say cuts will impede progress with personalisation

Adults, Workforce

Cuts hurting personalisation, warn social workers

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