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Children

‘Weaknesses’ in social worker practice and ‘poor’ management oversight found in council

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Children

Purposeful investment in a learning culture: one children’s services journey to ‘good’

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Children, Workforce

Effective management and a long-term view of children’s services: a local authority’s journey to ‘good’

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Children, Workforce

Inspectors praise ‘renewed energy’ in service transferred to children’s trust

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Children

Cafcass chief to step down

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Social workers: what keeps you in your job?

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Children, Workforce

Council drives down agency staff reliance as it moves away from ‘inadequate’ rating

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Adults

Social workers and service users needed to decide most vital research priorities for adults’ social work

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Adults

Use of funding panels to decide on all adult social care packages ‘not lawful’

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Children, Workforce

Investment and support: how a council halved its caseloads and agency rate in three years

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Children, Workforce

Cafcass rated ‘outstanding’ for effective leaders and practice that ‘acts on the child’s views’

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Children

New chair of social work regulator announced

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Adults, Workforce

From India to Birmingham: A social worker keeping rights at the heart of her practice across continents

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Pay in the south: social worker salaries compared

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Workforce

Film about a deaf child supported by a social worker wins Oscar

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Children, Workforce

Average social worker caseloads: the highest and the lowest

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