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Social work leaders, Workforce

Social Work England issues proposed standards to ensure graduates are ready for practice

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Adults, Children

The proposed Bill of Rights and social work

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Children, Social work leaders

Home Office recruiting 40 social workers to its new asylum age assessment body

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Children, Social work leaders

Deprivation of liberty: rules helping authorities place children across border in Scotland come into force

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Adults, Children

Social workers: tell us how the cost of living crisis is affecting you and the people you support

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Adults, Social work leaders

Carers more stressed, less able to take breaks and less supported by paid services, finds study

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Children

Staffing pressures limiting children’s homes’ ability to respond to rising council demand, finds study

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Guide to the draft Mental Health Bill

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Adults, Social work leaders

Cap on care costs: most councils fear they will lack enough social workers

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Bill to remove social work from councils in Scotland published

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Children, Social work leaders

Unions seek 11% wage rise for Cafcass staff after chief’s warnings of social worker exodus

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Children, Social work leaders

Ukraine: council heads raise safeguarding concerns as UK starts accepting unaccompanied children

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Children, Social work leaders

National DoLs court launched to handle children’s deprivation of liberty cases

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Camden council celebrates after receiving 'outstanding' grade from Ofsted

Children, Social work leaders

‘Exemplary practice’ sees borough rise to outstanding rating

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Children, Social work leaders

Lower caseloads – not expert units or staff – best way to improve safeguarding, say social workers

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Inadequate’ council doing better for young people but services remain inconsistent, says Ofsted

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