Entrust Blog

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

Five common mistakes social work managers should avoid

12 Apr 2017

Hugh Constant from the Social Care Institute for Excellence offers advice on managing social workers’ performance

How a council’s social worker ‘name cards’ are helping support children

13 Mar 2017

A council has put in place a series of measures to help children's relationship with professionals following a survey of children in care's wellbeing

‘She’s there if I’m upset’: children nominate their social worker for award

08 Mar 2017

Social worker and leaving care worker honoured at council awards ceremony