ALDCS collaborate with YPO to boost children’s social worker recruitment
London Councils and the London Innovation & Improvement Alliance (LIIA) have worked with YPO, one of the largest public sector buying organisations in the UK, to launch a first-of-its-kind framework to increase children’s social care workforce capacity.
Big Listen Children’s Social Worker Workforce Report Published
A major survey of children’s social workers in London and the south east of England shows the vast majority are passionate about their work, while also pointing to the serious challenges and pressures many face.
Costs of new inspection regime for children in care could be nine times higher than government funding, whilst one in five care beds could be withdrawn, report warns
The costs of accommodating teenagers in care in semi-independent housing could be over nine times more than the government has committed up to 2026 to fund new regulations, while thousands of care beds could be withdrawn, a new report reveals.