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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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Community Care Live is back – and in person

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Rob Mitchell, principal social worker at Bradford council

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

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John McGowan, general secretary, Social Workers Union

Coronavirus, Workforce

‘We had members dying, we had members in crisis’ – union leader on how Covid-19 hit social work

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Three-quarters of social workers emotionally and mentally exhausted

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Black and ethnic minority social workers have disproportionately high ASYE failure rate, figures show

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Coronavirus, Workforce

Temporary social worker register to close in coming months, says government

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How social workers can help improve the health system’s response to women

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‘It’s right to focus on race, but we must look at equality in social work in the round’

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Social workers value CPD but four in ten don’t have time to do it, finds regulator

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Unions reject ‘insulting’ pay offer for council social workers

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Social Work England proposes doubling annual CPD recording requirement

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Adults, Workforce

AMHPs start new role supporting people in crisis get debt support amid workload concerns

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Social Worker of the Year Awards

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Social Worker of the Year Awards 2021 opens for entries

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Colum Conway, chief executive, Social Work England

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Tackling fitness to practise backlogs, refreshing CPD and a focus on students: the year ahead for Social Work England

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