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Social workers more likely to face fitness to practise cases and removal than health staff, says study

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Higher NHS pay for forensic social workers causing recruitment challenge for councils

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Adults, Workforce

Mental health social work ‘must do better’ as study finds less staff diversity than in rest of profession

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Public opinion of social work more positive than practitioners believe, study suggests

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15,000 social workers renew registration in first ten days but three-quarters yet to upload CPD

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Graduates entering social work in good numbers despite lockdown impact on final-year studies

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Four in ten social workers anticipate quitting profession within five years on back of high stress and caseloads

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How social work’s ’50th birthday’ illustrates importance of practitioners shaping the profession

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Social work registration period opens with just over one-fifth having completed CPD requirement

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Pay deal agreed for council social workers

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Sign up for free learning on anti-racism, Covid, trauma and more at Community Care Virtually Live

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Children, Workforce

‘Culture of fear’ in children’s services where leaders unilaterally overrode practice decisions, finds probe

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Social work and Covid: tell us how the pandemic has influenced what you look for in a job

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Black and ethnic minority student rate improves for Think Ahead but remains half of master’s average

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23 ex-social workers recruited via national campaign from 8,000-strong temporary register

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More social workers uploading CPD but four in five yet to do so, says Social Work England

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