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Employer Zone

Be one of the ingredients on the journey to good and beyond

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘Data is nothing about numbers and everything about individual children’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘I didn’t want to put staff through a restructure without an evidence base’

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Children

‘Huge’ improvement in London borough’s children in need support impresses Ofsted

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘Good social work is predicated on having a manageable caseload’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘For the period of time they’re with us, agency staff are our staff’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘One of the challenges we face in social work is about how we use technology’

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Children, Workforce

Huge social work recruitment drive won’t upset local job market, council says

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted interview: ‘We needed to invest in systemic practice’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘Children and families need consistency of social worker’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘All our workers are leaders’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘We weren’t just preparing for a one-off event’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘In our next inspection, we’re aiming for outstanding’

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Yvette Stanley

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Ofsted warns against ‘false economy’ of cuts to preventive services loading pressures onto social care

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted interview: Training and performance management and their contribution to ‘good’

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Children, Social work leaders

Practice quality, not audit: a council’s journey to ‘outstanding’

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