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Social work leaders, Workforce

Government rejects call to give social workers and care staff priority access to petrol

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Adults, Workforce

‘To retain care home staff, we need to make sure they have access to better support’

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Andy Elvin, chief executive, TACT

Children, Workforce

Councils should lose responsibility for children in care to national service, says fostering charity

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Social work leaders, Workforce

CPD requirement on social workers will double next year, Social Work England confirms

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Philip Hallam, Social Work England

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Regulator introduces higher standards for social work education providers

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Careers Zone, Workforce

‘How to stand up for yourself in social work’

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Social workers urged to ‘not leave it until the last minute’ as registration renewal opens

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Children, Workforce

Regulator calls for debate on social media use after warning social worker for ‘anti-trans’ posts

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Social worker stabbing: council brings in psychotherapist to support staff and reviews lone working policy

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Adults, Workforce

Two in five best interests assessors not receiving supervision

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Capturing social work and social care memories from Covid-19

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Children, Workforce

Black children’s social workers more positive about work environment than colleagues, finds survey for DfE

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Workforce

Man charged with attempted murder after social worker stabbed during home visit

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Workforce

‘At times you feel like an imposter’: why care experienced social workers need their own association

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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Care homes face losing 40,000 staff from compulsory vaccinations policy

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Children, Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

Growing majority of children’s social workers feeling stressed and overworked, finds DfE study

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