Mental Health. Stress, tension, relationships and work environment concept. Man's hand, holding magnifying glass

Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Mounting demand for AMHPs and unmet need masked by fall in number of detentions, say leads

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Children, Workforce

Should councils be able to exceed agency social work price caps?

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Children, Social work leaders

Children’s practitioners face duty to report sexual abuse

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Social worker changes undermined engagement with children later convicted of violent crimes – review

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Workforce

My Brilliant Colleague: ‘I hope to one day be as successful and brilliant as you are to me’

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Adults, Inform Adults

Problem gambling: how to recognise the warning signs

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Children, Social work leaders

Can systemic practice improve how early help staff support families?

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UNISON vice president Julia Mwaluke on the picket line with Barnet UNISON strikers

Adults, Workforce

Social workers re-balloted on striking after 27 days of action leaves pay dispute unresolved

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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Adult social worker numbers hit record high on back of funding rise

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Adults, Workforce

Mental health trust ignored staff concerns for years before Panorama exposed abuse, finds review

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Workforce

Social workers’ guilt over unmet needs

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Children

How social workers can help kinship carers manage impact of tougher benefit rules

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Children

A day in the life of a safeguarding team manager

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Children, Social work leaders

How equipped is children’s social work for digital safeguarding?

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An older couple poring over their finances

Adults, Social work leaders

More people face self-funding care as means-testing thresholds frozen for 14th consecutive year

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Elaine James, with her social justice advocate award at the 2023 Social Worker of the Year Awards ceremony

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

The social worker advocating for people with learning disabilities

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