Luke Stevenson

About Luke Stevenson

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

Author Archive | Luke Stevenson

employees

Workforce

160 new social workers in two years: how a council’s recruitment drive improved services

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Workforce

Government figures reveal average social worker caseload

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payment

Workforce

New social work regulator could charge training providers for course approvals

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cornerstone

Children, Workforce

How virtual reality can help give social workers, adopters and carers new insight into child abuse

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assessment

Workforce

International consultancy firm handed £3.6 million social work accreditation contract

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family

Children

Councils should have choice to bin independent reviewing officer role, says fostering stocktake

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improve

Workforce

Social work practice improving at ‘inadequate’ children’s trust, Ofsted says

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coram voice

Children

‘Being in care can be a label that carries quite a stigma, which was what we wanted to change’

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child

Adults, Children

Council warns it won’t be able to fund prevention services for children and adults by 2022

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money

Workforce

Council to invest £1.2 million to cover overspend on children’s social workers after ‘15% rise in work’

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time

Children, Workforce

Ofsted praises impact of mindfulness course on retaining social workers

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team

Workforce

Nearly 60% of social work staff agency or ASYE at ‘inadequate’ council, Ofsted finds

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agreement

Children

Ineffectual written agreements in domestic abuse cases amount to victim blaming

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team

Workforce

Social workers ‘struggle to articulate’ new practice model in ‘inadequate’ council, inspectors find

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family

Children

Children’s social work and ethics: ‘It’s about social workers connecting with their base values’

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assessment

Workforce

Government launches tender for ‘new approach’ to ASYE

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