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November 30 written on a calendar to remind you an important appointment.

Social work leaders, Workforce

More social workers staying on register compared with last year following renewal deadline

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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

New training routes into social work pledged in adult care white paper

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Stephen Chandler

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘Rapidly deteriorating situation’ for social care, finds ADASS

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One in nine social workers yet to renew less than two days from deadline

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Coronavirus, Workforce

How are you coping with working through Covid?

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Workforce

One in five social workers yet to renew registration as deadline looms

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Vivian Okeze-Tirado, overall winner at the 2021 Social Worker of the Year Awards

Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards winners unveiled

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Herefordshire County Council offices

Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

DfE gives struggling council £1.7m to hire temporary children’s social workers

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Adults, Coronavirus, Workforce

Mandatory vaccination enforced in care homes amid mounting staff gaps and job loss warnings

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Coronavirus, Social work leaders, Workforce

Mandatory CPD or ASYE boost needed to tackle Covid impact on social work education, finds study

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Adults, Workforce, Social work leaders

‘Dear Sajid Javid: please end the inappropriate detention of autistic people and those with learning disabilities’

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Yvette Stanley

Workforce, Children, Social work leaders

Ofsted calls for power to scrutinise children’s home groups

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Workforce

Half of social workers still to renew a month from registration deadline

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Children, Workforce

NSPCC makes over 150 staff – mostly social workers – redundant in closure of face-to-face centres

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Home care worker speaking to older person

Adults, Workforce, Social work leaders

Seven in eight commissioners paying below ‘minimum rate for home care’

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profits

Workforce, Children, Social work leaders

Profits for big children’s care providers ‘higher than expected’, says competition watchdog

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