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Children, Social work leaders

Review into ‘complex and fragmented’ social care laws for disabled children begins

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Agency social work rules: ‘hugely frustrating’ delay to DfE consultation response

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Employers chosen to design and test social work early career framework

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Children, Social work leaders

Family group conferencing good practice must not be diluted in rollout, experts warn

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Children

Working with children experiencing neglect: challenges and solutions

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Children, Workforce

DfE sets up group to tackle social worker workloads

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Social work leaders, Workforce

‘There is no justification for agency and permanent social workers having very different pay’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Agency social work is a response to demand and a flexible choice for staff – so rules curbing it won’t work’

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Councils selected to test specialist child protection social worker role

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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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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

DfE likely to implement agency social work restrictions – sector head

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

How social workers’ roles would change under Working Together overhaul

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Children, Social work leaders

Government bids to clear up practitioner ‘confusion’ on information sharing

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Children, Social work leaders

Over 2,000 children per year could avoid care through family group conference rollout – research

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Little known’ about which practice models work best amid ‘huge variation’ in approach – evidence body

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John Pearce, ADCS president, 2023-24

Children, Social work leaders

‘You can’t reform a children’s social care system based on quicksand’

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