Entrust Blog

Cutting pay but improving training for agency social workers

22 Jun 2016

London is thinking differently about agency social workers in an effort to regain the balance with permanent staff

Dispatches undercover social worker referred to HCPC over secret filming

07 Jun 2016

Regulator says it ‘can take fitness to practise action’ over social worker’s actions in Channel 4 documentary if necessary

‘Child protection interventions are on the rise – and the trend shows no sign of slowing’

02 Jun 2016

Our research suggests child protection interventions are increasingly being used to manage the demand for social care, writes Rick Hood

Social work bill gives government power to ‘exempt’ children’s services from legal duties

23 May 2016

Measures in Children and Social Work Bill will allow government to ‘test new ways of working’ by granting councils opt out from certain statutory duties

Social worker pride a factor in ‘good’ children’s service

18 May 2016

An Ofsted inspection found that a strong loyalty to the council from social workers helped make children's services 'good'

If every university social work department shut when would busy practitioners notice?

16 May 2016

Social workers need protected study time so they can learn about the latest research and apply it in practice, argues Matt Bee