Turnover

Workforce

Ofsted finds ‘optimism’ in council pushed to ‘breaking point’ by high social worker turnover

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improvement

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

How social work is flourishing amid hotdesking in one ‘outstanding’ council

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Children

Staff churn caused ‘organisational memory loss’ in case where baby was blinded in one eye, review finds

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Children, Workforce

Ofsted criticises council where some social workers have caseloads of over 50

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Children, Social work leaders

Stable leadership, a clear practice model and empowered staff: how one council went from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’

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Felix Ngole

Workforce

Legitimate free speech or views incompatible with social work: an analysis of the Felix Ngole case

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Adults, Workforce

Social work diary: ‘I explain he will sign a form, the handcuffs will be removed, and the officers will leave’

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Image of a cappucino coffee, by Takeaway - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26758175

Workforce

Why small ideas to boost wellbeing – like free coffee for social workers – need to be tested

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Low take-up of NAAS down to social workers being unsure of benefits, ADCS president warns

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Adults, Workforce

Adult PSWs should be part of leadership team with additional roles limited, says government

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Nadhim Zahawi

Children, Social work leaders

Children’s minister bullish over social care’s prospects amid turbulent backdrop

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Workforce

Date social workers transfer to new regulator revealed

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Felix Ngole

Workforce

Student wins appeal against removal from social work course over anti-homosexuality Facebook posts

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BBC News Reporter Ashley John-Baptiste, who presented the 2018 awards

Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards: submission deadline approaches

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assessment

Adults

Big drop in autism-specific training for staff carrying out Care Act assessments

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scales

Children

Council disappointed after “abusive and threatening” behaviour to social workers “goes unpunished”

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