Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

Luke Stevenson is Community Care’s children’s social care journalist

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Workforce

£3.1 million contract to train 700 social work practice supervisors awarded

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Children

Children’s services shouldn’t ‘add to awfulness’ by unnecessarily removing children, social workers told

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Children, Workforce

Social worker training on transgender issues is ‘largely deficient’

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recruits

Workforce

Most local authorities to train social workers through apprenticeships

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Children

Inspectors praise impact of awards and ‘cakes and compliments’ initiatives for social workers

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Workforce

High retention rates among Step Up graduates despite ‘clinical levels of stress’

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Workforce

Frontline social work training costs ‘excellent value for money’, minister told

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Children

Inspectors rate children’s service where poor referrals were ‘overloading’ social workers ‘inadequate’

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recruits

Children, Workforce

Permanent contract, agency work: the plan to shake up social work recruitment

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Children, Workforce

‘You’re doing social work like you would anywhere else; but you’re doing it in a way that allows innovation’

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Children, Workforce

Council praised for keeping social workers ‘secure’ during significant change

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Workforce

Minister warned over ‘deep instability’ in social work education following £50 million fast-track contract

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Adults, Children

Guidance for social workers working with people suffering hearing loss published

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Children

Ofsted praises tenacious social workers for work with adolescents

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Children

Ofsted praises impact of council’s ‘significant investment’ which reduced social workers’ caseloads

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Workforce

Social work bursary allocations revealed

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