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Four in ten councils lack confidence they will have enough social workers to meet needs

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Community Care Live is back – virtually!

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Black and ethnic minority social workers disproportionately subject to fitness to practise investigations

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How to make social work CPD meaningful rather than yet another piece of admin

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Employers should proactively help ASYE social workers manage workloads, says annual report

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Children, Workforce

Social workers experiencing rising stress and workloads on eve of Covid, finds DfE study

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Social care vacancy rate fell by a fifth during height of Covid crisis

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Most Frontline participants leave host councils within three years, study finds

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How Social Work England responds to criticisms of CPD recording

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Social Work England pledges action as survey reveals low proportion of Black and ethnic minority staff

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How to promote an anti-racist culture in social work

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Social Work England: 18% of social workers have recorded CPD, four months out from deadline

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Adults, Workforce

Sector-wide condemnation as post-Brexit immigration plan cuts off entry to care workers

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Third of social workers considering quitting profession in wake of Covid, finds survey

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Trowler urges Social Work Education to tackle student concerns on lack of anti-discriminatory practice focus

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Children, Workforce

‘Dear Isabelle Trowler…I feel uncomfortable as a gay student on my social work course’

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