social workers

The public sector, in my opinion is the most important of all the job areas in the UK, for they are the people employed to maintain some sense of order and safety amongst all us everyday loons who fart about on a daily basis landing ourselves in all sorts of mishaps.
We know that running away or going missing is a key indicator that a child might be at risk or in need. Children in care are three times more likely to run away than children living at home.
The annual number of new applications to take children into care has passed the 10,000 mark for the first time, new figures
Local authorities will only be classed as "outstanding" for adoption if they place children within 12 months, under new plans
Give journalists a break. At the moment, their name is mud. They are probably about as popular as social workers.
The government is promoting dangerous ideas about the poor and it is not listening to common sense. It is not listening to social workers, and it is not listening to its own advisors.
Nurses, teaching assistants, social workers, dinner ladies and paramedics are lining up at the picket lines to protect their pensions during the biggest strike in living memory. UNISON has said from the start that we want to reach a negotiated settlement, and that still stands. We were willing to take part in scheme specific talks, right up until 30 November and we are still committed to continuing negotiations. Action is a last resort, but after eight months of negotiations we still have no firm offer to put to a single public sector worker.