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Woman receiving Covid-19 vaccine from nurse

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

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

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Image of wooden blocks spelling out 'stress' (credit: Andrey Popov / Adobe Stock)

Children, Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

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

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Charlotte Ramsden

Social work leaders, Workforce

ADCS president suggests national pay rates for agency social workers to reduce staff churn

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The front cover of the Care Act 2014

Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Care Act relaxations removed from statute books four months after decision to do so

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A doctor giving a woman a Covid vaccination

Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

‘Very significant risks’ from self-isolation exemption for double-jabbed social care staff, says ADASS

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Social worker awarded £20,000 by human rights court after judge’s ‘manifestly unfair’ criticisms left her unable to work

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How social workers can help unpick the ethnicity pay gap

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Mark Trewin, formerly mental health social work lead at the Department of Health and Social Care (Photo: Rethink)

Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Why I could not accept an honour from this government’ – by former mental health social work lead

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Carmel Littleton

Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Deeply loved and respected’: tributes paid to director of adults’ and children’s services

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Tell us what you look for in a social work job

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No Racism sign being held

Social work leaders, Workforce

Sector leaders issue survey to shine light on racism in social work and commit to ‘meaningful change’

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A dial pointing at the words 'Making a difference'

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Social work at its best: your stories of how the profession makes a difference

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Woman receiving Covid-19 vaccine from nurse

Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Social workers going into care homes must be vaccinated against Covid, government decides

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

End ‘staggering misuse’ of children’s social workers to allow more direct work, says care review

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Alex Ruck Keene speaking at Community Care Live 2019

Adults, Children, Workforce

Community Care Live is back – and in person

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Rob Mitchell, principal social worker at Bradford council

Social work leaders, Workforce

PSW who has championed human rights-based social work recognised in Queen’s birthday honours

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