The latest social work news, updates, and events including what’s happening in the world of children’s social work.

Support your wellbeing with Doncaster Children’s Services Trust

This August, Doncaster Children’s Services Trust will be hosting a recruitment event like no other as they continue their series of open events to give social workers a taste of what it is like working for the borough. Participants joining the online event will have the opportunity to experience first-hand the level of support on offer at the Trust, through a mini-meditation session set to focus on self-compassion. This is just one of the many brilliant feature of support that...

Agency or permanent social work: What's the difference?

Working on a temporary basis for a social work agency can seem like an attractive option, with the potential for variety, flexibility, and in some cases better hourly pay. While this way of working will always suit some practitioners, recent improvements in how local authority teams across Yorkshire & the Humber do things have seen many agency colleagues choosing to return to permanent roles. Whether you’re already working for an agency, or just weighing up your options, it’s well wor...