Mithran Samuel

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Mithran Samuel is editor of the Community Care group

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Josh MacAlister, chief executive of Frontline

Children, Social work leaders

Cut profits and fees, care review lead implores children’s home providers

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Black and ethnic minority social workers have disproportionately high ASYE failure rate, figures show

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Children, Social work leaders

Councils should have duty to provide early help with focus on tackling poverty, care review told

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‘It’s right to focus on race, but we must look at equality in social work in the round’

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Social workers value CPD but four in ten don’t have time to do it, finds regulator

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Unions reject ‘insulting’ pay offer for council social workers

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Social Work England proposes doubling annual CPD recording requirement

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Children, Social work leaders

New safeguarding partnerships show promise but hampered by funding issues and lack of government support

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Couple struggling with debt

Adults, Workforce

AMHPs start new role supporting people in crisis get debt support amid workload concerns

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Colum Conway, chief executive, Social Work England


Tackling fitness to practise backlogs, refreshing CPD and a focus on students: the year ahead for Social Work England

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Social work leaders, Workforce

White children’s leaders ‘must play bigger role’ in tackling racial inequalities in management

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Adults, Social work leaders

More demand, less supply and less personalisation, finds five-year analysis of adult social care

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Care staff helping disabled people access sex work services not breaking law, rules court

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Adults, Social work leaders

Woman ’caused significant stress’ by ‘unreasonable and avoidable delay’ in son’s return home

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Stephen Chandler

Adults, Social work leaders

Adult social care referrals have spiked since end of 2020, says incoming ADASS president

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Adults, Social work leaders

Council’s safeguarding failings had ‘serious consequences’ in case of man subject to poor care

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