Workforce

‘I hate being a social worker but I’m not trained for anything else’: how social workers struggled with the ASYE

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Adults, Workforce

Additional short term-funding required to shore up ‘failing’ provider market

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Children

Children’s services ‘overwhelmed’ and permeated by ‘blame, shame and fear’, major review finds

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Workforce

49% of ASYE social workers promised a protected caseload don’t have one, survey finds

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Adults, Workforce

Why my ASYE made me quit social work after eight months

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Adults

Providing written evidence to the Court of Protection: key advice

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Workforce

Social workers honoured on Queen’s birthday list

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Workforce

Social worker seeks removal from register after saying job had ‘negative’ impact on him

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Children, Workforce

Reflective supervision ‘impacting positively’ on social work in ‘good’ council

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Children

‘Over-optimistic’ social workers did too little to challenge neglect within family whose baby died, review finds

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Children, Workforce

Social workers in improving council ‘do not always have the level of skills and experience required’, Ofsted finds

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Children, Workforce

Ofsted praises improving council ‘purposefully’ tackling social worker workloads

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Adults

Where councils are going wrong in their implementation of the Care Act

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Children

‘Under-pressure social workers are blamed for ill-thought-out and oppressive policy’

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Adults

Social care providers generate billions for UK economy, report finds

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Children

‘Residential children’s home workers are not professionals by any reasonable meaning of that word’

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