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A group picture of contributors to Free Loaves on Fridays, an anthology of writings by people who are, or were, in care

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Free Loaves on Fridays: 100 care experienced children and adults tell their story

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ADCS president for 2024-25, Andy Smith

Children, Choose Social Work, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘The power of social work has shaped who I am’ – ADCS’s new care experienced president

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Choose Social Work logo

Choose Social Work, Workforce

‘You have lifted my spirits after a very difficult day’: how Choose Social Work has supported the sector

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Photo of Meera Spillett smiling at the camera

Children, Choose Social Work, Workforce

Breaking barriers: Meera Spillett’s path from disabled social worker to award-winning leader

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dear future social worker image for Community Care's Choose Social Work campaign

Children, Choose Social Work

‘The one social worker who made me feel genuinely cared for’

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Janet and Lizzie

Children, Choose Social Work

‘She’s been a mother figure to me’: a care leaver and social worker’s story

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(L-R) Headline Sponsor Sanctuary Personnel CEO James Rook, Omaid Badar, Broadcaster and journalist Ashley John-Baptiste. (credit: Social Work Awards)

Workforce

Care experienced practitioner crowned social worker of the year

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Children, Choose Social Work

Choose Social Work: ‘They helped me escape the life I was living as a teenager’

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Choose Social Work

One day with social workers showed Fatima Whitbread how much the care system has changed

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Photo of Luke Rodgers, director of strategy for The Care Leaders

Children, Choose Social Work

‘It was wonderful to have somebody show me they really cared’: Luke Rodgers on the power of social work

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Picture of a man reading his newspaper with the logo 'Social Work Recap' on top

Adults, Children, Workforce

Social workers and students urge ministers to reconsider bursary freeze

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author and care leaver jenny molloy

Choose Social Work, Workforce

Jenny Molloy: ‘Social workers have been so important in my life’

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Messages from a care leaver

Community Care, Workforce Insights

Including care leavers in decision-making is improving outcomes for children

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The Frontline Awards 2023

Children, Workforce

Frontline unveils winners of first social work awards

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Picture of a man reading his newspaper with the logo 'Social Work Recap' on top

Adults, Children, Workforce

Social Work Recap: Paul O’Grady’s death, the strip searching of children and food insecurity for staff

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Young people talking on stairs

Children

‘The wrong people are running the care system – and getting it badly wrong’

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