The Ofsted Interview: ‘Good social work is predicated on having a manageable caseload’

27 Feb 2019

How one 'outstanding' council has invested in social worker career development, innovative approaches and relationship-based practice

Why I’ve spent my 15-year social work career in one council

11 Feb 2019

A sponsored feature from Staffordshire County Council

IRO service needs radical improvement to promote effective challenge

07 Feb 2019

Many independent reviewing officers have a positive impact on children's lives, but recent court judgments show the system must enable them to do their jobs properly

Council to replace social workers’ IT system first installed in 1995

05 Feb 2019

Durham council is today replacing a 'not fit for purpose' database with a modern electronic case management system

Huge social work recruitment drive won’t upset local job market, council says

01 Feb 2019

Liverpool council's two-year plan seeks to take on 115 new social workers, including via apprenticeships, to address Ofsted caseload concerns