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LSWC news

Compass Jobs Fair "really enforces how much I love my job"

The Compass Jobs Fair in London brought together social work professionals, local authorities, and various other stakeholder organisations for an enriching event that delivered valuable insights, workshops, and networking opportunities.
Ofstednews
HMCI @amanda_spielman spoke at the @EducationFest yesterday, highlighting some of the reasons to be optimistic abou… https://t.co/RWb2guwqga
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3 months ago
LSWC news

November's London Social Work recruitment events

Three London Boroughs are hosting social work recruitment events: Newham, Enfield, and Tower Hamlets
Ofstednews
We work with CQC to inspect education, health and care services for children and young people with SEND. Here we ex… https://t.co/KBZ73FWkE7
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LSWC news

Compass Jobs Fair London, 20th November 2023

The Compass Jobs Fair returns to London, providing a platform for social workers to explore career opportunities
londoncouncils
Join us at @UniWestminster - Wednesday 19 July, for the Retrofit Essentials Bootcamp by SHRA. We offer this traini… https://t.co/uYnAc7WxkQ
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LSWC news

Royal Greenwich Open New Children's Home

The Royal Borough of Greenwich have opened a new children's home, the Adolescent Assessment Resource and Residential Centre (AARRC).
SocialWorkEng
This #CoProWeek23, read reflections from Social Work England National Advisory Forum members in @BJofSW :… https://t.co/VuADsY6PyD
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External news

Regulator calls for improvements in Sussex NHS trust’s children’s mental health services

The Care Quality Commission CQC has lowered the rating for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust's child and adolescent mental health CAMHS ward at Chalkhill following an inspection that found improvements were needed Chalkhill a -bedded mixed gender inpatient unit is a mental health facility in the grounds of a general acute hospital where young people...
Ofstednews
RT @SouthWestIFT: Thank you 🙏to HMI Stephen Lee for his #Curriculum Forum talk. ✅Collect, connect & weigh up evidence to build up a bigger…
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4 months ago
External news

New online tool points parents towards personalised childcare support options

Parents can now visit an updated online eligibility checker to quicker discover what additional childcare support might be available to them The website www childcarechoices gov uk is intended to help parents and carers through the changes to childcare legislation that will come into force over the next year From April eligible working parents of two-year-olds will...
Ofstednews
Steven Shaw, specialist adviser for SEND and alternative provision, and Anna Trethewey, deputy director for cross r… https://t.co/ysVpzl8U9t
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External news

Biggest independent children’s care providers make £300m profit – report

The biggest independent providers of children's social care brought in profits of more than m last year according to a report commissioned by the Local Government Association LGA It comes as councils face significant financial pressures in children's services as a result of rising numbers of children needing increasingly expensive care The report by Revolution...
Ofstednews
RT @AnnaCarterD4W: Next up finding about maths and history @Ofstednews @EducationFest @NPATrust https://t.co/zUBX13oj8W
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External news

Stunting in infancy linked to differences in cognitive and brain function – study

Children who are too short for their age can suffer reduced cognitive ability arising from differences in brain function as early as six months of age according to new research from the University of East Anglia UEA Researchers compared the 'visual working memory' -- the memory capacity that holds visual cues for processing -- in...
Ofstednews
We've released our annual statistics on childcare providers and inspections. Findings included a 9% year-on-year… https://t.co/TtJyd1LBrD
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4 months ago
External news

Flagship study finds a million children experienced destitution in the UK last year

The number of people experiencing destitution increased by percent from to with an even larger increase in the number of children experiencing destitution according to a major report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation The report is the fourth in a series of Destitution in the UK studies published regularly since by...
SocialWorkEng
When co‑production is done well, people feel heard and that we have listened to their experiences. Watch members… https://t.co/5BJjaaRcRJ
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4 months ago
External news

UK children to become safer online as world-leading bill becomes law

The Online Safety Act has received Royal Assent meaning UK adults and children should become safer online Yesterday a new era of internet safety was hailed as the Online Safety Act received Royal Assent This means new legal duties will be placed on social media platforms to ensure children and adults remain safe on social...
Ofstednews
Our new blogpost from @YvetteStanley18 sets out our response to the ‘Stable Homes, Built on Love’ consultation and… https://t.co/W8vZ1xGSgT
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