Social work leaders

Stuart Carlton

Children, Social work leaders

Practice quality, not audit: a council’s journey to ‘outstanding’

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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, Social work leaders

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

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Social worker distress ‘not taken seriously enough by employers’

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Social work leaders

‘Retention risk tool helped us with performance, budget and quality’

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Making evidence useful’: checking in on children’s social care’s What Works Centre

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Adults, Social work leaders

Weak leadership exposes social care to worst green paper risks

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Moving at pace’: how a children’s services company is working to turn things round

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Children, Social work leaders

Purposeful investment in a learning culture: one children’s services journey to ‘good’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Effective management and a long-term view of children’s services: a local authority’s journey to ‘good’

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Children, Social work leaders

Social workers think children’s services thresholds are rising – but directors don’t

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Yvette Stanley

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘I had a few Darth Vader cards from my staff’: Ofsted’s new social care chief on swapping local authorities for inspections

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Why practice leadership needs to be closer to the hard realities of social work practice

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Children, Social work leaders

How a council with up to 80% agency social work staff created a stable workforce

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Children, Social work leaders

Senior leadership: humility, transparency and knowing when to step back

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