Social work news
@nyccjobs
6 hours ago
We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, supportive and highly motivated individuals who are passionate and experien… https://t.co/JH9LmdMOx8
External news
2 weeks ago

Experienced Social Workers (Children’s)

https jobs communitycare co uk job experienced-social-workers-children-s-apply-now...
@LeedsSCP
6 hours ago
When cycling at night its important to have a good set of lights that work and to check them regularly. Ask your ch… https://t.co/7UYUSQY8xV
External news
2 weeks ago

Cafcass staff may be balloted on industrial action amid absence of pay offer, says union boss

Cafcass staff may be balloted on industrial action if the ongoing absence of a pay offer for - persists or they are presented with too low an increase a union chief has warned...
@NSPCC
6 hours ago
@tduffkin Hi, Please contact the NSPCC via email [email protected] or telephone 0808 800 5000 to discuss any concer… https://t.co/ewxPNxu4Uz
External news
2 weeks ago

Specialist placements needed to reform a care system not working for teenagers, finds review

The government must invest in specialist placements to reform a care system not working for vulnerable teenagers and protect them from exploitation That was a key message from a -month review into preventing vulnerable young people from being drawn into...
@barnardos
6 hours ago
We caught up with Barnardo's President, and host of our Young Supporter's Concert at the @RoyalAlbertHall, Natasha… https://t.co/DoLexMRGbR
External news
2 weeks ago

Three-quarters of large councils planning to tighten eligibility for adult social care, finds survey

Almost three-quarters of England's biggest councils plan to tighten eligibility for adult social care over the next two years due to high inflation and mounting demand a survey has found Over half of County Councils Network members also...
@AshcroftBen
6 hours ago
RT @AshcroftBen: Happy 20th Birthday to my son Jack. Very proud of you. The cycle of being in care is broken. Never been in care. Never b…
External news
2 weeks ago

Removing children’s services from council ‘would distract from improvement’, adviser tells DfE

Removing a council's 'inadequate' children's services would distract from its improvement and its new leadership team should be given the chance to make progress the government has been advised Sefton's Department for Education-appointed commissioner Paul Moffat has recommended that the...
@AshcroftBen
6 hours ago
RT @AshcroftBen: Having a nice meal with my son and his girlfriend. So good to be able to be present after the last few months. 💙❤ https://…
External news
2 weeks ago

Two-year delay to cap on care costs on cards, amid fears reform will be dropped altogether

Story updated The government will delay the introduction of the cap on care costs for two years in chancellor Jeremy Hunt's autumn statement next week The Times has reported The measure is designed to contribute to government plans to make...
@Ofstednews
6 hours ago
Parent or carer of a child with #SEND in Cumbria County Council? Fill in the survey before midday on Friday 2 Dec… https://t.co/EGGsfjNq8Y
CSWM news
2 weeks ago

Wakefield Council wins double at the national Social Worker of the Year Awards

Wakefield Council has won two awards at the national Social Worker of the Year Awards
@AoCPPtweet
6 hours ago
ONLY 8 HOURS LEFT! Time is running out to make the most of our #CyberMonday membership offer, where we're giving y… https://t.co/Lh4yMq9xAi
CSWM news
2 weeks ago

Hull wins digital transformation in social work award

The award highlights Hull’s young people-led work on listening to children who are looked after, and responding to their voices and priorities creatively, using digital technology.
@CoramBAAF
6 hours ago
A report published last week by @Ofstednews says that local authorities are struggling to find suitable accommodati… https://t.co/1RcToMTQyM
External news
2 weeks ago

Councils unable to safeguard children subject to immigration control, finds study

Councils in England are failing to protect children subject to immigration control including by rarely recognising their poverty as a safeguarding issue a study has found In many of the serious case reviews SCRs analysed practitioners did not understand...
@nyccjobs
6 hours ago
We are looking for a Property Contracts Officer to join them on a hybrid basis. If you are professionally qualified… https://t.co/ImiAivO0x3
External news
2 weeks ago

‘Five things we can learn from the voices of 10,000 children in care’

By Linda Briheim-Crookall Coram Voice For almost a decade our Bright Spots programme in partnership with The Rees Centre at the University of Oxford has worked with children and young people in care to explore what they feel makes life...