Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

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

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Workforce

Council in bid to reduce social work caseloads to 15 by hiring 20 more staff

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Workforce

Social work morale ‘beginning to improve’ at strike-hit council, Ofsted says

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Children

Community interest company model ‘added value’ to ‘good’ children’s services, Ofsted says

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Workforce

600 social workers to be trained through apprenticeships every year, government says

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Children

Concern over adopter numbers as figures show ‘no continued decline’ in adoptions

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Workforce

Understanding of social work is desirable but not essential for new regulator chief, job ad says

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Workforce

Accreditation tests for social workers: government reveals consultation response

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Children

Social workers praised for commitment to child with complex needs

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Children, Workforce

Serious success reviews: how a council is using positive outcomes to reflect on social work practice

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Children

Social worker sanctioned after failure to update records

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Workforce

Social worker to take legal claim over impact of ‘unfair’ criticism from judge to European Court

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Children, Workforce

How auditing live cases with social workers is helping a council improve practice

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Workforce

‘Something’s got to be done’: why BASW is launching a new stand against austerity

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Children

Kinship carers ‘not well supported’ at the beginning of placements, research suggests

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Workforce

New Ofsted children’s services inspection regime confirmed

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Children

Social workers in council’s safeguarding hub ‘under pressure’ gathering ‘unnecessary information’, Ofsted finds

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