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Social work leaders, Workforce

Social workers practising on basis of invalid safeguarding and right-to-work checks, research suggests

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Children, Workforce

Cafcass criticised for appointment of ‘inexperienced’ practitioner to complex case

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Adults, Children

Social work with transgender people: what good practice looks like

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2018 finalists announced

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Children, Workforce

Social worker struck off after ‘dishonest’ character reference offer

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Children

Family court judge slams social workers for losing sight of child’s best interests

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Children

Ofsted notes ‘positive morale’ on first return to ‘inadequate’ council

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Adults

Council ‘failed to do enough’ to inform service user of care contributions, ombudsman finds

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Children

How can social workers assess the risk of FGM to a girl?

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Children, Workforce

Cuts causing stress and long-term sickness, social workers tell survey

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Workforce

Five years of Frontline: the impact, the debate and the future of fast-track social work training

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Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

‘I didn’t even know what mental health social work was – a profession, a career’?

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Adults, Children

Government announces extra £240 million for social care packages this winter

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Adults

Number of completed DoLS cases up by 20% in past year but backlog continues to grow

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Adults

How social workers can spot the signs of scams

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Let’s learn’: one council’s path to refreshing its social work practice

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