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Wokingham Borough Council’s Innovation Programme offer social workers the chance to rethink social work practice

We have found that increasing numbers of social workers find themselves frustrated by bureaucracy and bogged down with paper work. This prevents them from being able to do the work they entered into the profession to achieve to deliver care and protection to those who really need it. Thankfully there are authorities that are transforming […]

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Lead the way with Cambridgeshire County Council

Cambridgeshire is transforming. With huge investments and a new combined authority structure, Cambridgeshire is set for exciting changes over the coming years. A new, greener transport system is at the forefront of this transformation, followed closely by significant housing development and technological advance. This combination is the basis of Cambridgeshire County Council’s overarching vision of […]

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Celebrating Brighton – Join the journey

Brighton & Hove is a place like no other. From the iconic Brighton pier, to the bustling town centre made famous by its retail offer, ranging from international chains in Churchill Square to small independent retailers in the North Laine, this a city where memories are made and cherished forever. It is a city that […]

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Why choose Rotherham?

If you thrive on challenge and want to come and work for an authority which is on the way up then we strongly encourage you to read on. Rotherham has undergone massive changes in the past few years, with new senior leadership and major investment in staff marking a new and promising beginning for the […]

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Incredible opportunities with Southern Building Control Partnership

It isn’t often that a truly exciting opportunity arises to further your career in a newly formed partnership that will allow you to shape the service you’re part of and make your role your own. That is precisely what’s on offer at the Southern Building Control Partnership (SBCP). This partnership between Tandridge, Mole Valley and […]

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Birmingham Children’s Trust creating unique opportunities for social workers

In May 2016, Birmingham City Council announced its intention to move towards a Children’s Trust. In January 2017, a cabinet report set out the case for change and the principle to establish a wholly owned company model. This marks the beginning of a new era for children’s services in Birmingham. Birmingham City Council is at […]

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Teach in Northamptonshire

If you’re an exceptional teacher or leader looking for your next step, there’s a career for you in Northamptonshire. Northamptonshire is passionate about improving educational performance and knows the only way to do that is to attract and invest in the very best professionals. We’re committed to providing the necessary support and development to grow […]

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A Day in the Life of a Social Worker at Kent County Council

Helen Curtis, an experienced social worker at Kent County Council Children’s Services, describes a typical day in her life with the Family Support Team. I set off for work at about 8:00 and the next 30 minutes are a chance to prepare for the day and prioritise my to-do list. Once in the office, I […]

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How Social Media can Help or Harm your Career

Do you remember a time when social media wasn’t such a huge part of our lives? A time when if you wanted to know what someone had for dinner you had to ask them, when the winner of a competition or big TV plot twist could remain a mystery until you got the chance to […]

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