Entrust Blog

‘Dogged determination’ of social workers secures Birmingham’s first Ofsted improvement in a decade

17 Jan 2019

Children's services judged 'requires improvement' in wake of transfer to trust, with inspectors warning much work remains

The Ofsted Interview: ‘Children and families need consistency of social worker’

16 Jan 2019

The importance of a stable workforce, partnerships and engagement with communities in Barnsley council's journey of improvement to 'good'

How our social care service is promoting the right to vote

25 May 2017

Sophie Chester-Glyn explains how her team are helping the people they support to exercise their right to vote at next month’s general election

Government to investigate how foster care can be improved

24 Apr 2017

The Department for Education has launched a stocktake and consultation on current foster care provision and how it can be improved

Manager sanctioned over failure to properly support ‘struggling’ NQSW

20 Apr 2017

A fitness to practise panel issued a caution after finding the manager failed to make sure an assessment had been carried out

What I learned from recruiting social workers

19 Apr 2017

Beware 'experience bias' when hiring - it can mean you miss out on the best person for the job, argues Blair McPherson