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Yvette Stanley

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Good social work basics’ key to year-on-year children’s services improvements – Ofsted

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Teenager looking upset

Children, Social work leaders

Inspectors to probe agencies’ response to serious youth violence

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Social worker doing direct work with child

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Ofsted and BASW raise safeguarding concerns over allowing non-social workers to hold child in need cases

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Community Care, Employer Zone

How one council secured a second consecutive outstanding rating for children’s services

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Readers’ Take: should a single word define the quality of social work services?

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Outstanding’ or ‘inadequate’: should a single word define the quality of social work services?

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Councils urged to look beyond social work to widen pool of future DCSs

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Social care leaders hailed in New Year Honours

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Sensitivity to ‘bruised’ staff needed for effective DfE intervention in ‘inadequate’ services, finds study

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Pad of paper with 'staff shortages' written on it

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Social worker shortages making job ‘unsustainable’ for some, warns Ofsted

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Image of social worker in school talking to teenager (credit: Valerii Honcharuk / Adobe Stock)

Children, Social work leaders

Ofsted to issue separate judgment on council care leaver services

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Children, Social work leaders

Council’s ‘relentless drive’ to improve children’s experiences helps it shed ‘inadequate’ tag

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Exceptional’ practice under ‘visionary’ leadership sees council rated outstanding across the board

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Bootle Town Hall

Children, Social work leaders

Council still at risk of losing children’s services despite signs of improvement

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Dial pointing at the word 'performance'

Children, Social work leaders

Council’s lack of social workers and demand spike led to delays in children receiving help, finds Ofsted

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Bootle Town Hall

Children, Social work leaders

Removing children’s services from council ‘would distract from improvement’, adviser tells DfE

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