Tag Archives | recruitment and retention

Home care worker speaking to older person

Adults, Workforce

Government seeks overseas care staff to fill mounting shortages

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social worker reading report

Workforce

What do you value in a social work job?

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Two people on a video call

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Desk-based social work that can be done from anywhere’: Ofsted issues warning over remote working

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An illlustration of a salary rise

Children, Social work leaders

Unions seek 11% wage rise for Cafcass staff after chief’s warnings of social worker exodus

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Close up interviewer interview candidate apply for job at meeting room in office

Social work leaders, Workforce

Employers failing to advertise part-time social work roles, finds study

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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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The word 'recruit' spelt out

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Reforms would require ‘unfeasible’ boost to social work numbers without system change, says report

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Picture with a postit note that reads 'I quit!'

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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Care review lead Josh MacAlister

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

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

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Seafront image of Torquay, home of Torbay council (credit: Jenny Thompson / Adobe Stock)

Children, Social work leaders

‘Considerable investment’ in social work helps twice inadequate-rated council rise to ‘good’

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Image of young woman home working and looking tired and stressed (credit: StratfordProductions / Adobe Stock)

Social work leaders, Workforce

Social workers’ quality of working life continues to decline post-lockdowns, study finds

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Picture with a postit note that reads 'I quit!'

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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Telephone kiosks outside St Helens town hall

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, Social work leaders, Workforce

Stable social work management crucial to improvements at ‘inadequate’ council, says DCS

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Old metal sign with the inscription Vacancies

Adults, Workforce

Drop in adult social workers employed by councils as vacancies and turnover mount

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