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More social workers uploading CPD but four in five yet to do so, says Social Work England

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Teenager ‘contained’ in council house for a month amid secure accommodation crisis

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Adults, Children

Social workers feel ‘powerless’ in face of poverty afflicting most families involved with services

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‘We are not cases that can be closed’: why I help educate the social workers of the future

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Four in ten councils lack confidence they will have enough social workers to meet needs

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Community Care Live is back – virtually!

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Black and ethnic minority social workers disproportionately subject to fitness to practise investigations

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How to make social work CPD meaningful rather than yet another piece of admin

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Employers should proactively help ASYE social workers manage workloads, says annual report

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Children, Workforce

Social workers experiencing rising stress and workloads on eve of Covid, finds DfE study

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Social care vacancy rate fell by a fifth during height of Covid crisis

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Most Frontline participants leave host councils within three years, study finds

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Children, Social work leaders

Two companies account for one-third of independent fostering placements, Ofsted figures show

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How Social Work England responds to criticisms of CPD recording

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Social Work England pledges action as survey reveals low proportion of Black and ethnic minority staff

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Adults, Coronavirus

CQC warns of risk of unauthorised deprivation of liberty as DoLS reports drop on back of Covid

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