COVID-19 Guidance from WillisPalmer
Whilst the outbreak of Covid-19 is likely to cause some disruption to WillisPalmer services in the short-term, we are issuing guidance outlining our plans to minimise the impact of the virus.
It has long been recognised that social work is one stressful occupation.
Research by Bath Spa University described social workers’ working conditions “extremely poor” across the UK, irrespective of job role.
The demands that individuals had on their time was consistently found to be related to increased levels of stress, intentions to leave the job, [...]
Calls to the National Domestic Abuse Helpline have increased by an average of 25% since the lockdown measures have been introduced to help combat the spread of COVID-19, the charity Refuge has revealed.
Isolation has potential to aggravate pre-existing behaviours in abusive partners and Refuge has warned of a surge in contacts from people experiencing domestic [...]
Social Work England has temporarily reinstated the registration of 8,000 former social workers in a bid to help social work departments continue running amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The regulator of the social work profession has written to suitably qualified social workers who left the profession in the last two years to advise them that they can [...]