Workforce

What would make social workers consider a new job?

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Children, Workforce

Tribunal finds ‘no evidence’ social work boss had to work excessively

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Adults

Council failed to comply with Care Act guidance when accommodating service user, finds ombudsman

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Adults

Social work diary: ‘I receive an unexpected call from someone who has been abstinent for nearly a month’

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Children

Cuts risk more child protection plans, ‘outstanding’ county warns

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Children

‘I’d seen too much violence’: county lines networks and how services are struggling to respond

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Adults

Safeguarding adults with dementia: top tips

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Adults

CQC warns councils of ‘credible risk of service disruption’, claiming future of home care provider is in doubt

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Employer Zone

How a council is promoting social workers’ development without moving them into management

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Adults

‘The funding panel seems to forget there is a person waiting for their needs to be met’

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Children

Judge criticises social worker’s ‘incorrect and inaccurate’ evidence

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Children

‘Inadequate’ authority gets children’s services reprieve from DfE

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Children, Mental Health

Making the Mental Health Act work for children and young people

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Adults

Inadequate information led father to care for son without support for 20 weeks, ombudsman finds

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Workforce

Capita pulls out of social work awards sponsorship after protests

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Children

Children ‘subject to unnecessary social work processes’ as Ofsted deems council ‘inadequate’

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