Children

Children, Workforce

‘As a service user, what does social work mean to me? It’s a relationship’

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Children, Workforce

Council where no social workers receive one-to-one case supervision branded ‘inadequate’

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Children

Sexual abuse of boys continues to be missed: what social workers can do

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Children

‘Inadequate’ council praised for improvements that sees average social work caseload fall to 15

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Children

Former social worker Lewell-Buck resigns as shadow children’s minister

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Children

We need to move towards a language that really cares

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

How the help of a neighbour brought a council’s children’s services back from the brink

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Children

Council partnerships offer a different way forward for struggling children’s services

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Children

Special guardianship assessments ‘rushed’ by 26-week care proceedings timescale, study finds

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Children

Cost of inadequate early help ‘cannot easily be forgiven’, vulnerable adolescents’ review finds

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Children

Social workers need empowerment and education to protect girls from FGM abuse

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Children

Poor oversight of social work case management system left council unaware of children’s whereabouts

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Children, Social work leaders

‘I’m not that bothered about Ofsted. If you want to make a big improvement you’ve got to own it’

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Children, Workforce

Number of children’s social workers leaving their jobs up 16%, statistics show

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Yvette Stanley

Children, Social work leaders

The Ofsted checklist for implementing a social work model of practice

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Social workers should report barriers to safe practice, new regulator proposes

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