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Social Work England are currently recruiting for their national advisory forum, which will provide expert advice, support and challenge to SWE’s work and how they achieve their objectives. You can f...
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Government post-Brexit immigration plans would “spell absolute disaster” for social care, leaving more people without care or unnecessarily in hospital, sector bodies say.The new system, to take e...
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Sheffield is set to host the first Child Health Technology conference (CHT2020) in the UK in May 2020. This pioneering conference will bring together healthcare professionals, industry, engineers, des...
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The UK human rights watchdog has mounted legal action against health and social care secretary Matt Hancock for failing to meet a target to reduce inpatient provision for people with learning disabili...
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New publications focusing on brothers and sisters in public law proceedings, family and friends care, and parental engagement in child protection....
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Over two in five of social workers have logged onto their Social Work England account, on which they will be expected to log their continuing professional development (CPD), eight weeks into the regul...
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Frontline’s brand manager roles are a great way to gain experience and earn money while still at university. Some of our current brand managers discuss what they have most enjoyed about the role. T...
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Knife crime and serious youth violence is increasing and an ever-changing web of criminal exploitation, including county lines, is increasingly being recognised across the country. Jayne Sargeant high...
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The government has confirmed an additional £1.5bn for social care in 2020-21 as part of a funding boost ministers hailed as the best settlement for town halls in a decade.However, while council leade...
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thefrontline.org.uk
The graduate internship has allowed me to learn a lot very quickly and I now have the transferable skills needed for so many jobs.The post How the Frontline graduate internship could help kick-start y...
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Social Workers looking to join Doncaster Children’s Services Trust are invited to an open recruitment event in Thorne on Thursday, 13 February from 5.30pm to 7pm. The event is a chance to learn more...
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RT @BASW_Cymru: Do come along and share this important day for social work and social workers with us in Wrexham on the 19th March #WSWD202…
‘Promoting the importance of human relationships’. Our theme for this event centres on women’s homelessness, adoption and issues for birth parents. You are warmly invited to attend a twilight e...
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The number of approved mental health professionals (AMHPs) in England fell by 4% last year, adding to longstanding concerns about shortages of practitioners doing the role.In a government-commissioned...
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Post-Brexit immigration proposals would shrink the social care workforce by an estimated 3% and increase pressures on the sector, the government’s migration advisers have said.In a report for the go...
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When a private life is often almost impossible to maintain due to care needs, how can sexual identity and expression be supported, asks Andrew Hodkin...
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3 weeks ago
www.rip.org.uk
Research in Practice has been delighted by the sector’s response to open access materials aimed at supporting practice supervisors. Further resources have now been released with two new types of mat...
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www.rip.org.uk
In November last year we launched open access resources aimed at supporting practice supervisors in key aspects of their role. We have now released the second stage of material, including two new kind...
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A “financially motivated” local authority breached the Care Act by cutting a man’s longstanding personal budget by a third without identifying whether a cheaper way of meeting his needs could be...
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A new online workbook offers evidence-informed approaches to support building organisational strengths and provides a range of tasks and strategies to help foster the conditions to better support the ...
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