Tag Archives: Recruitment

Expert’s Corner: Interview with John Graham

31st Aug 2017

Clare Jerrom talks to John Graham about the current challenges facing the fostering system. Recruitment and retention of foster carers is still the critical issue facing the fostering sector, an…

Government aims to lure ex social workers back

6th Sep 2016

Campaign calls on social workers to retrain for free and return to the social work sector The government has launched a campaign calling for social workers who have left the…

DfE seeks Social Work Teaching Partnerships

20th Apr 2016

New tender wants partnerships to deliver “gold standard” training to social workers to improve recruitment and retention The Department for Education is looking for partnerships to deliver “gold-standard” training for…

Team Support Workers to replace QSWs at Peterborough

7th Mar 2016

Peterborough Council details plans to reduce qualified social workers and replace them with Team Support Workers Agency social workers are being replaced with ‘Team Support Workers’ at Peterborough City Council,…

BASW announces new chief executive

18th Jan 2016

BASW has announced that Dr Ruth Allen will become its new chief executive, leading the growing organisation to be the strong, independent voice for social work and social workers. Dr…

New social work body to take over as regulator

14th Jan 2016

The regulation of social work is to be taken over by a new social work body, established by the government to drive up standards in social work. Education secretary Nicky…