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Rishi Sunak

Adults, Children, Coronavirus, Workforce

Extra £1bn for social care but pay freeze looms for social workers in Rishi Sunak’s spending review

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Working through Covid: how is it affecting your wellbeing?

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Plan to ban staff moving between care homes to curb Covid ‘ill thought through’, warns provider body

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Social Work England to quiz students on anti-discriminatory practice teaching

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Watchdog to probe race inequalities in social care workforce exposed by Covid-19

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Regulator moots registration of social work students to boost their professional identity

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Social workers: tell us about the coronavirus pandemic’s ongoing impact on your practice

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Over half of social workers yet to meet CPD requirement one month out from registration deadline

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Home secretary Priti Patel

Adults, Workforce

Social care providers ‘disappointed’ as government rejects advisers’ calls to relax migration rules for sector

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Social work leaders, Workforce

Chief social workers: ‘visible leadership’ needed to tackle race discrimination in profession

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Adults, Workforce

Care worker pay falls behind that of retail staff and cleaners, as turnover continues to mount

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Coronavirus, Workforce

‘My manager was clear we could only do our best’ – the value of good communication during Covid

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Rashida Baig

Children, Workforce

Social workers celebrated for Covid-19 service and leadership in Queen’s Birthday Honours

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Guidance a chance to improve NHS support for mental health social workers, say sector leaders

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Two-thirds of social workers yet to upload CPD, eight weeks from registration renewal deadline

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Adults, Workforce

Chief social workers to pilot workforce race and equality standard

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