Children

Council to replace social workers’ IT system first installed in 1995

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Proposed immigration system could present challenges in maintaining adequate social care workforce

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Children, Workforce

Huge social work recruitment drive won’t upset local job market, council says

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Children

Evidence database for children’s social workers launched

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Adults

More people face paying for residential care as charging thresholds frozen for ninth year

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Social workers: let us know how car parking and hotdesking affects your job

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Blame and shame

Social work leaders, Workforce

Blame and shame in social work is not just about media headlines

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Adults, Social work leaders

Strengths-based assessments can improve outcomes but flaws must not be ignored

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Children

County lines response demands children’s safeguarding reform, experts tell select committee

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Social work leaders, Workforce

PSWs cannot fulfil Munro’s vision within closed leadership systems

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Adults

Government deprivation of liberty ‘definition’ added to DoLS replacement bill but criticised as contrary to case law

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Adults

Registered social worker named chief inspector of adult social care

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Children

Authorities piloting spending powers for social workers announced

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Children

Judge blasts council’s failure to include family member in care planning

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Adults

Woman left with unexpected £2,000 bill after council gave insufficient information on care costs

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Workforce

Make the right move for your career in care in 2019

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