Adults, Social work leaders

Spike in ombudsman decisions against council adult social care practices ‘shows impact of rationing’

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Adults

Council and care agency ‘failed to safeguard welfare or dignity’ of man who died in squalid flat

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Workforce

Good supervision, strong values and luck: three social workers look at what’s kept them in the profession

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Children

‘Ongoing contact between former children’s home residents and staff is fraught with potential pitfalls’

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Children, Workforce

Help us address the gaps in social work knowledge and guidance on digital safeguarding

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Children

Sharp fall in social work vacancies at ‘inadequate’ council following offer of huge retention bonus

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Children

Social worker struck off after bullying staff and allowing mother to practise while barred

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Adults, Workforce

I’m a social worker but I’m still human: how being a professional doesn’t shield you in times of crisis

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Workforce

Social work cartoon: ‘Catch 22’

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Adults, Social work leaders

Romeo takes year’s leave from chief social worker role to care for mother

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Workforce

Why a sideways move in social work can give you new skills and confidence

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Children’s services need to integrate to improve – here’s how’

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Adults, Workforce

Government seeks provider for fast-track scheme to train mental health social workers

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Workforce

How social workers can move up in their careers without management responsibilities

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Children

Guardians’ body calls on Cafcass to review policies and stop ‘diluting’ role

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Adults, Children

Focus on socio-economic rights and avoid stigma to tackle poverty, BASW guide urges social workers

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