South Gloucestershire articles

Reducing social work vacancies through meaningful career development

07 November 2023

How one authority is increasing its permanent social work workforce by investing in career development, smaller teams and manageable caseloads. Read more here.

‘There’s a real sense of family – everyone understands the pressures and supports each other’

South Gloucestershire social workers Emily and Kelsey

15 February 2023

Social workers at South Gloucestershire Council overwhelmingly say theirs is a friendly and helpful workplace. Practitioners in its locality teams discuss what this means for them. Read more here.

Therapeutic support for children, foster carers and social workers

Alex and Aimee, South Gloucestershire Council

27 December 2022

South Gloucestershire Council’s Waypoint team supports children to move out of residential care or stay with their foster carers or families. Read more here. Read more here.

‘They support you to do the best for families and for yourself’

28 October 2021

South Gloucestershire Council is investing significantly in social work, building on a culture that already prioritises career progression and listening to staff. Read more here.

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