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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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Children, Social work leaders

‘Enthusiastic and motivated’ social workers improving practice at ‘inadequate’ council, finds Ofsted

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Why the evidence does not support multi-agency child protection units’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Star Hobson: ‘turmoil’ in council led to practice failings in toddler’s case, finds review

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Children

Arthur review: ‘systemically flawed’ joint working undermined agencies’ ability to uncover abuse of boy

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Arthur and Star cases show need for expert child protection units, finds review

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Review proposals to ‘axe’ child protection conference chairs a ‘massive concern’, warns BASW

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Care review urges national social work pay scales to reward expertise and boost retention

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Why only specialist child protection teams will tackle the annual child death toll’

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Serious procedural failings’ led council to wrongly believe man posed risk to son, finds ombudsman

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Louise Tickle

Children

TV investigation aims to highlight trauma faced by families from wrongful child protection action

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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

Turnover of social workers led to toddler suffering significant harm, review finds

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Logan Mwangi

Children

Logan Mwangi murder: review to probe children’s services’ role in safeguarding boy

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Kyrell Matthews

Children, Social work leaders

‘Crisis-led’ approach saw council close referral over boy’s unexplained injury months before murder, says review

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