Report that aims to highlight ways in which the social work profession can be reformed in the face of significant challenges to effect improvement in the lives of the most vulnerable.
Report from the Child Protection All Party Parliamentary Group, which draws out the key messages from the evidence received, and sets out recommendations for government.
Resource on SCIE website, which aims to support managers, practitioners and HR professionals to improve their people management policies and practice by encouraging the sharing of ideas, problems and good practice.
Report addressing the issue of people with mental health problems who are out of work. It considers what employers and government could do to make it easier to recruit people with mental health problems.
Booklet intended as an aid for NHS managers and others in offering employment opportunities for mental health service users and improving working lives and job retention for all staff in their workplace. It provides good practice examples of employing people with mental health problems and contains practical tools to help implement organisational change.
This site has been developed as part of a Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) and the Department of Health (DH) social worker recruitment campaign. The site will eventually display six films based on the real-life stories of people who have needed a social workers. Each story demonstrates the complexity, depth and emotion of the issues involved and that social workers use their high levels of skill and knowledge to interact with a range of age groups on many different issues. Those visiting the site can also comment on the stories they have viewed.
This document provides a clear and concise overview of the Children's Hearings System including Children's Panels.
The guidance is aimed at parents, employers, children and families. Simple information is given about the process, those involved, training, and youth justice.
This is a summary article setting out the key points of the main study with the same title to describe and evaluate the current use and operation of safeguarders in Scotland.
This working paper forms part of the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Economics of Migration project. It looks at how Polish migrants have increasingly used social networks to find employment in the UK. Although this has allowed them to maintain high employment rates it brings a risk that migrants will be "locked in" to low-skilled jobs and less integrated into the wider economy and society. The integration policy agenda is currently focused on long term settlement but many migrants only come to the UK for a short period of time.
Document setting out the national minimum standards expected of domiciliary care agencies in England to ensure good quality personal care and support for people while living in their own home in the community.