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Adults, Workforce

Why live-in care staff are at high risk of modern slavery

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Children

‘Social workers should do everything to help children in care maintain the relationships that matter’

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Adults, Children

The proposed Bill of Rights and social work

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Guide to the draft Mental Health Bill

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Children, Social work leaders

Surviving Ofsted: a team manager’s story

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Why the evidence does not support multi-agency child protection units’

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Employers failing to advertise part-time social work roles, finds study

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Children, Social work leaders

Regional care commissioning ‘risks greater costs, bureaucracy and remote decision making’

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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Reforms would require ‘unfeasible’ boost to social work numbers without system change, says report

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Twenty per cent rise in children’s social workers quitting sector last year, suggest government figures

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Team manager leading meeting

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Review proposals to ‘axe’ child protection conference chairs a ‘massive concern’, warns BASW

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Care review lead Josh MacAlister

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Care review urges national social work pay scales to reward expertise and boost retention

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Why only specialist child protection teams will tackle the annual child death toll’

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Bootle Town Hall

Children, Social work leaders

Council’s lack of social work capacity leaving children inadequately protected, finds Ofsted

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Children, Social work leaders

Ofsted hails ‘inadequate’ council’s progress in latest visit

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Children, Social work leaders

Council recovers from performance dip to maintain top Ofsted grade

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