Workforce

A letter to the social worker who changed my life

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Children, Workforce

Council where no social workers receive one-to-one case supervision branded ‘inadequate’

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Children

Sexual abuse of boys continues to be missed: what social workers can do

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Adults

Scheme to help learning disabled people move out of hospitals ‘floundering’, warn NHS leaders

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Children

‘Inadequate’ council praised for improvements that sees average social work caseload fall to 15

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Children

Former social worker Lewell-Buck resigns as shadow children’s minister

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Children

We need to move towards a language that really cares

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Adults

Adults’ principal social workers ask to join ADASS membership

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

How the help of a neighbour brought a council’s children’s services back from the brink

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Children

Council partnerships offer a different way forward for struggling children’s services

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Workforce

‘Social workers don’t just deal with spiralling demands – they are people too’

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Workforce

DfE investment in social work has come at expense of wider children’s workforce, says ADCS

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Children

Special guardianship assessments ‘rushed’ by 26-week care proceedings timescale, study finds

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Children

Cost of inadequate early help ‘cannot easily be forgiven’, vulnerable adolescents’ review finds

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Children

Social workers need empowerment and education to protect girls from FGM abuse

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Children

Poor oversight of social work case management system left council unaware of children’s whereabouts

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