Children

Guidance on removing newborns planned to tackle inconsistent practice and legal knowledge gaps

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Children

Before they can be independent, we need to give children in care opportunities to be interdependent

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Children, Workforce

The new children’s social work model aiming to increase ‘face-to-face time’ by 60%

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Workforce

Social work cartoon: ‘Retirement’

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Adults, Children, Workforce

How Conservative and Labour social care election pledges stack up

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Adults, Social work leaders

Why councils risk payouts by failing to meet Care Act duties

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Children

Social work manager ‘ignored crucial information’ in case where girl suffered life-threatening neglect

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Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards: Rotherham leaving care manager wins overall prize

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Workforce

Social Work England confirms online CPD system as it takes over regulation of profession

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Adults, Social work leaders

Over 75% of adult directors not fully confident about delivering new deprivation of liberty system

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Adults, Social work leaders

How leaders must put values into practice to make safeguarding personal

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Workforce

Social work cartoon: ‘IR35’

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Adults, Workforce

‘My tank was empty; I fell into crisis’: how a social work lecturer became a missing person

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Almost half of principal social workers spending two days or less on PSW role, survey finds

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Children

What can we learn from young people’s views on online sexual harm?

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Careers Zone, Workforce

Return to social work scheme relaunched to lure 200 back to profession

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