Social work news
@nasw
4 hours ago
What challenges do a decade-long licensed clinical practitioner and a student completing her MSW face? Their career… https://t.co/c7XCUeqI0S
External news
6 days ago

Council still at risk of losing children’s services despite signs of improvement

An 'inadequate' council is still at risk of losing control of its children's services despite a government adviser finding signs of improvement The Department for Education DfE has appointed a second commissioner to direct children's services improvements at Sefton council...
@AoCPPtweet
4 hours ago
The AoCPP has been driving improvement in child protection for 40 years, by working with those in the field to infl… https://t.co/TrF1yUcQoP
External news
6 days ago

Just over half of social workers have renewed registration with eight days until deadline

Just over half of social workers in England have renewed their registration with eight days to go until the deadline Social Work England said that of practitioners had completed all three steps required to retain their right to practise...
@nyccjobs
4 hours ago
We offer short placements to help you discover our career pathways and development opportunities within North Yorks… https://t.co/k1JhzMzzPN
External news
6 days ago

Cafcass staff offered ‘insulting’ 2.5% pay rise with inflation at 11%

Cafcass staff have been offered a pay rise dubbed insulting by unions with the annual inflation rate currently running at As well as amounting to a substantial real-terms pay cut the offer for - from the country's biggest...
@educationgovuk
4 hours ago
Today the first ever cohort of talented T Level students joined us in @UKHouseofLords to celebrate completing their… https://t.co/QUGqzcj3Pd
External news
1 week ago

DfE working on plan to restrict use of agency social workers, says ADCS president

The Department for Education DfE is drawing up a plan to address the use of agency social workers in England according to a leading director The Association of Directors of Children's Services ADCS president Steve Crocker told Community Care that...
@NICEComms
5 hours ago
NICE project manager Ciara Cook outlines our work to develop a multi-agency advisory service for artificial intelli… https://t.co/KuU304GVbK
External news
1 week ago

Supervising Social Worker – Fostering

https jobs communitycare co uk job supervising-social-worker-fostering...
@nyccjobs
5 hours ago
The North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership has an exciting opportunity for a Leadership Support Officer… https://t.co/mE8i9tyO1k
External news
1 week ago

Local authorities having to find homes for children at the ‘last minute’

An Ofsted report published today finds that local authorities are struggling to find homes for children coming into care...
@CareLeavers
5 hours ago
@StafScot @JimGoddard1 We stocked up at m&s with gluten free goods before leaving Sheffield, another 3 hours on our train !
External news
1 week ago

‘No real recognition’ of children’s social care pressures in Hunt statement, warn leaders

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has failed to recognise the pressures facing children's social care services in England in his autumn statement today sector leaders have warned The package included some additional support for children's social care over the next two years...
@hscwru
5 hours ago
RT @psalkovskis: Enjoyed this! Thanks for including me.
External news
1 week ago

Hunt announces two-year care cap delay to help councils deliver 200,000 extra care packages

Councils will be able to deliver an extra care packages over the next two years through what chancellor Jeremy Hunt described as the biggest increase in funding adult social care sector had received in its history As widely trailed...
@NSPCC
5 hours ago
@MuMster74 Hi, if you have concerns for a child, please contact the NSPCC via email [email protected] or via teleph… https://t.co/Tc3k5bHxug
External news
1 week ago

LADO role faces review after disabled children abuse inquiry identifies ‘major failings’

The government will review the local authority designated officer LADO role after an inquiry into the abuse of disabled children identified major failings in relation to the function Education secretary Gillian Keegan announced the review in a statement to Parliament...
@educationgovuk
5 hours ago
As we countdown to #SmallBizSatUK this weekend, we’ve launched our Small Medium Enterprises (SME) Action Plan 2022-… https://t.co/AtCGRR9D2v
External news
1 week ago

NHS to get most of £500m winter adult social care funding

The NHS will be given the majority of a m fund for adult social care designed to speed up hospital discharge and bolster the care workforce The Department of Health and Social Care DHSC said today that of the...