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Canterbury Cathedral in Kent

Children, Social work leaders

Council gains outstanding grade despite ‘extreme’ workforce challenges

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Children, Social work leaders

Case management system and heavy workloads hindering county’s ‘skilled’ social workers, Ofsted finds

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Children, Social work leaders

Some NQSWs carrying overly complex cases, despite council’s effective performance, finds Ofsted

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Children, Social work leaders

Lower caseloads – not expert units or staff – best way to improve safeguarding, say social workers

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Over 40% of social work staff have faced abuse from public this year, finds survey

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Children, Social work leaders

Council to keep children’s services for now as commissioner rules trust transfer risks ‘further deterioration’

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Darryl Freeman, director of children's services, Herefordshire Council

Children, Social work leaders

DCS: bullying highlighted in TV investigation ‘no longer tolerated’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Twenty per cent rise in children’s social workers quitting sector last year, suggest government figures

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Bootle Town Hall

Children, Social work leaders

Council’s lack of social work capacity leaving children inadequately protected, finds Ofsted

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Inadequate’ councils bore brunt of sharp rise in social workers quitting posts last year, analysis shows

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Children, Workforce

Improvements at ‘inadequate’ council mean no children left at risk of harm as full reinspection looms

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Children

Council’s ‘unacceptable’ caseloads damaging quality of social work with families, Ofsted warns

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Social work recruitment difficulties undermining practice at struggling council

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ADCS president Steve Crocker

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Quality of social workers ‘higher than ever’, says ADCS president

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Children, Workforce

‘I’ve had two heart attacks from the pressure to keep children safe’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Caseloads bigger, more complex and harder to manage, say children’s social workers

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