Social work leaders

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘I didn’t want to put staff through a restructure without an evidence base’

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

New ADCS head: ‘If you pull back from early help, you’re stirring up trouble’

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
training

Community Care, Social work leaders

Social work’s approach to CPD must innovate to be more effective

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Social work leaders, Workforce

11 tips to improve hotdesking for social workers

Continue Reading Comments { 5 }
Portrait photo of Martin Pratt

Social work leaders, Workforce

Talk about what social workers do, not where they sit

Continue Reading
Image of the Isle of Wight's Needles lighthouse (credit: ©Visitisleofwight.co.uk)

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

How the help of a neighbour brought a council’s children’s services back from the brink

Continue Reading
Dave Hill

Children, Social work leaders

‘I’m not that bothered about Ofsted. If you want to make a big improvement you’ve got to own it’

Continue Reading
Yvette Stanley

Children, Social work leaders

The Ofsted checklist for implementing a social work model of practice

Continue Reading

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘Good social work is predicated on having a manageable caseload’

Continue Reading
social worker reading report

Social work leaders, Workforce

Retention of our social workers has been key to unlocking outcomes

Continue Reading
description_of_image_used_in_strengths_based_practice_podcast_word_strengths_on_cream_background_fotolia_daoduangnan.jpg

Adults, Social work leaders

Senior leader buy-in critical to success of strengths-based social work, says government guidance

Continue Reading

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘For the period of time they’re with us, agency staff are our staff’

Continue Reading
leaving job, resignation

Social work leaders, Workforce

I’m leaving social work, but I wish it wasn’t this way

Continue Reading

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

The Ofsted Interview: ‘One of the challenges we face in social work is about how we use technology’

Continue Reading

Social work leaders, Workforce

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

Continue Reading
Blame and shame

Social work leaders, Workforce

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

Continue Reading