Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

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

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Turnover

Workforce

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

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students

Adults, Social work leaders

Employer deadline for estimating ASYE numbers put back after late confirmation of government funding

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Employer Zone

Fewer cases and more direct work: why I spend my social work career outside the town hall

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computer

Workforce

60% of social workers have work disrupted every week by case management system

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Workforce

A third of social workers struggle to park for work every day, survey finds

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files

Workforce

Hotdesking not compatible with social work, 86% of social workers say

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Employer Zone

Low caseloads and ‘outstanding’ management support: how a council supports social workers to be ‘the practitioner they want to be’

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Children, Workforce

‘Crises all seem to happen at the same time’: a day in the life of a social work department

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Employer Zone

A safe route in to social work: how this ASYE scheme supports new social workers

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Lucy Townsend

Employer Zone

‘Try before you buy’ and peer training: how a council is giving its social workers new opportunities

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Workforce

Five years of Frontline: the impact, the debate and the future of fast-track social work training

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Employer Zone

Flexi-working, less box filling and more time with adults – how one council is liberating its social workers and OTs

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Children, Workforce

Social workers use their own money to buy food and clothing for service users, survey finds

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singled out

Workforce

Here’s why social workers weren’t included in the public sector pay rise announcement

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Children

Government rejects recommendation to scrap independent reviewing officers

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family

Children, Workforce

Supreme Court outlines nine key principles of section 20 practice

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