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3 days ago
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The Institute of Health Visiting (IHV) has called on other parties to ensure that their manifestos "contain similar commitments". It warned that "children in the UK have some of the worst o...
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In December, @SocialWorkEng will take over from the @The_HCPC as the professional regulatory body for… https://t.co/z0YVfX7jfN
3 days ago
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The charity has revealed in its 2018/19 annual report that 92,000 parents, carers and children accessed its early support through children's centres. This is down on the previous year's fig...
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RT @PertempsHSCare: Are you prepared for the transition from #HCPC to #SocialWorkEngland ? #socialwork #socialworkers #socialcare #safegua…
3 days ago
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Ahead of Brexit, all EU nationals living in the UK need to prove their immigration status under the EU Settlement Scheme in order to remain in the country. After the scheme was launched, it...
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RT @PertempsHSCare: Are you prepared for the transition from #HCPC to #SocialWorkEngland ? #socialwork #socialworkers #socialcare #safegua…
4 days ago
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The report, Hot Food Takeaways: Planning a route to healthier communities published by food campaign charity Sustain, says councils should find ways to incentivise healthier food outlets to o...
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RT @TeamFostering: Thanks @AhminaAkhtar and so fantastic to meet with you! Very exciting!😃 #socialworkengland @SocialWorkEng #teamfostering…
4 days ago
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Steve Kay was replaced as DCS by the council's deputy chief executive Joanne Hewson after his departure was announced last Friday. Kay, a former youth worker, will leave the authority at th...
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Thanks @AhminaAkhtar and so fantastic to meet with you! Very exciting!😃 #socialworkengland @SocialWorkEng… https://t.co/W6ywWOsBgq
4 days ago
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Supporting adolescents who have got caught on the wrong side of the law to voluntarily engage in community projects can serve as a way for them to make amends. It can also enable them to see the value...
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5 days ago
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Up to 450 bursaries at NVQ Levels 2 and 3 are expected to be awarded in the first year of the fund, as part of the NYA's national initiative to help grow the workforce. Placements will be c...
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5 days ago
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Over the weekend, the Liberal Democrats pledged 35 hours for children as young as nine months old, in working families. Meanwhile, the Labour Party confirmed its early years election pledge...
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5 days ago
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Senior Research Fellow at HSCWRU, Dr Mary Baginsky, reports from a conference that took place in Komotini, Greece,1-3 November. (456 words) I spent last week in the small Greek city of Komotini which ...
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Social workers looking to progress their careers in the profession can take advantage of Lincolnshire County Council’s alliance with The South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership (SYTP). The SYTP is a pa...
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RT @MeAndSocialWork: What social workers need to know about the change of regulator | Community Care - Are your details up to date with HCP…
5 days ago
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A survey carried out by campaign group Pregnant Then Screwed among 266 childcare providers found 92 per cent said the 30-hour offer, introduced in September 2017 to three- and four-year-olds ...
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1 week ago
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In October 2017, the Department for Education ordered Torbay Council to allow Plymouth City Council to take charge of its children's services department in a bid to improve standards, with a ...
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1 week ago
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The pilot project, which will be established on the site of Medway Secure Training Centre (STC) in Kent, had been due to launch in autumn 2020. But the Ministry of Justice has told CYP Now ...
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RT @SocialWorkEng: Hello, @morwennafoden here! I’m the head of strategic engagement at #SocialWorkEngland working with your regional engage…
1 week ago
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Williamson reportedly claims, in a letter seen by the BBC, that these placements should be "eliminated", and adds that he could not "imagine a circumstance under which a child under the age o...
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1 week ago
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This is far outstripping increases in government funding for nurseries, according to childcare sector leaders, who say extra money is needed to ensure early years remains "viable and sustaina...
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RT @SocialWorkEng: Hello, @morwennafoden here! I’m the head of strategic engagement at #SocialWorkEngland working with your regional engage…
1 week ago
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The charity wants to see 40,000 independent school places opened up to pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds and those who cannot afford fees. The move is part of its Mobility Manifesto ple...
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Among work praised is Cornwall County Council's involvement in Gweres Tus Yowynk Adolescent Service, a dedicated multi-agency service for teenagers. The partnership between the youth offend...
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1 week ago
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The demands are outlined by Together for Children as manifesto pledges the coalition wants to see adopted by political parties ahead of December's general election. The group wants to see a...
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1 week ago
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The findings of a poll carried out by the Local Government Association (LGA) revealed 80 per cent of lead members said problems such as domestic violence, substance misuse and offending were ...
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An Ofsted inspection of St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council in September found that while children that required help and protection were not at risk of immediate harm those in care experi...
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