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Devaluing non-traditional social work placements is a loss to the profession - Communitycare.co.uk

Devaluing non-traditional social work placements is a loss to the profession - Communitycare.co.uk | Social services news | Scoop.it
Devaluing non-traditional social work placements is a loss to the profession
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As of September, a flat daily fee will be paid to all organisations hosting social work students on placements.
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Who cares? Supporting older people with autism effectively | Network Autism

Who cares? Supporting older people with autism effectively | Network Autism | Social services news | Scoop.it
Who cares? Supporting older people with autism effectively | Network Autism https://t.co/0kg4VbyVuN
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Keeping it Real: Service User and Carer Involvement in Professional Education: A National Conference

Keeping it Real: Service User and Carer Involvement in Professional Education: A National Conference | Social services news | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stirling presents Keeping it Real: Service User and Carer Involvement in Professional Education: A National Conference - Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at Stirling Court Hotel, Stirling, Scotland. Find event and ticket information.
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The Value of Scotland’s Nurses: Improving Health and Delivering Quality Care | Holyrood Magazine

The Value of Scotland’s Nurses: Improving Health and Delivering Quality Care | Holyrood Magazine | Social services news | Scoop.it
See the programme for our Scotland's Nurses event and book a place here: https://t.co/u4UPJ1NNTl *early bird discount ends this Friday* 2/2
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Health Policy Manager job reference HQ2606

Health Policy Manager job reference HQ2606 | Social services news | Scoop.it
Changing the world for deaf and hard of hearing people. Action on Hearing Loss is the new name of the RNID, the largest charity representing the 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK.
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What are the SSSC Codes of Practice? - Scottish Social Services Council

What are the SSSC Codes of Practice? - Scottish Social Services Council | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Codes of Practice for Social Services Workers and Employers sets out the standards social service workers and their employers should meet.
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Head of Children and Families and Criminal Justice - ARB01825 - Argyll & Bute Council | myjobscotland

Head of Children and Families and Criminal Justice - ARB01825 - Argyll & Bute Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Head of Children and Families and Criminal Justice: Location: Lochgilphead; Salary: £71,723 - £71,723 per year;… https://t.co/q3Ji0zyrwU
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A four-day course for front-line managers in adult health and social care services | The ALLIANCE

A four-day course for front-line managers in adult health and social care services | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it

Working together not falling apart: Designing, delivering and surviving health and social care integration

A four-day course for front-line managers in adult health and social care services
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Social work from New York to Yorkshire: ‘I think I’m able to handle a bit more on my caseload’

Social work from New York to Yorkshire: ‘I think I’m able to handle a bit more on my caseload’ | Social services news | Scoop.it
On World Social Work Day, a social worker who traded the United States for Yorkshire explains getting used to her new environment
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Media Release: Mental ill health recovery in Scotland to benefit from innovative digital health pilot - allmediascotland…media jobs, media release service and media resources for all

Media Release: Mental ill health recovery in Scotland to benefit from innovative digital health pilot - allmediascotland…media jobs, media release service and media resources for all | Social services news | Scoop.it
RT @SRN_Tweet: Media Release: Mental ill health recovery in Scotland to benefit from innovative digital health pilot https://t.co/4aZk8EpJty
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Funds crisis pushes more children into care - report - BBC News

Funds crisis pushes more children into care - report - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
An MPs' committee finds more children are ending up in care as councils struggle to intervene earlier.
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Social Worker - Renfrewshire Learning Disabilities Service (Permanent) - REN01979 - Renfrewshire Council | myjobscotland

Social Worker - Renfrewshire Learning Disabilities Service (Permanent) - REN01979 - Renfrewshire Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Social Worker - Renfrewshire Learning Disabilities Service (Permanent): Location: Various Locations In… https://t.co/ug6DtWRsa8
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Support for professionals | MND Association

Support for professionals | MND Association | Social services news | Scoop.it
The MND Association supports health and social care professionals to provide the best possible care for people living with motor neurone disease (MND), their carers and families. We do this in a number of ways: MND Connect Professionals Forum Information resources MND support grants and equipment loan Regional care development advisers Association visitors Branches and... Read more »
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Doing more with less: digital transformation and social care

Doing more with less: digital transformation and social care | Social services news | Scoop.it
In a recent blog, I highlighted the need to shift thinking in government from efficiency to productivity. I used the example of education and highlighted innovations that might increase productivity through digitisation of teaching services and communication. I now want to extend the debate by looking at social care. Social care services cover a range of…
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Employment of people with dementia - Employment and dementia - Alzheimer's Society

Employment of people with dementia - Employment and dementia - Alzheimer's Society | Social services news | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's Society's position statement on employment and dementia.
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Revealed: East Lothian's low spend on care for the elderly at home

Revealed: East Lothian's low spend on care for the elderly at home | Social services news | Scoop.it
THE amount spent on care for elderly people living in their homes in East Lothian is the second lowest in the country, according to the latest…
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New study to look at improving rehabilitation of older people following discharge from hospital

New study to look at improving rehabilitation of older people following discharge from hospital | Social services news | Scoop.it
Researchers funded by the NIHR are conducting a five year national study looking at how rehabilitation can be improved for older people with frailty following discharge from hospital after an acute illness or injury.
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The Knowledge Network Scotland - The Knowledge Network: Scotland's source of knowledge for health and care

The Knowledge Network Scotland - The Knowledge Network: Scotland's source of knowledge for health and care | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Knowledge Network Scotland
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John Swinney told to ‘do a Hammond’ over Named Person scheme

John Swinney told to ‘do a Hammond’ over Named Person scheme | Social services news | Scoop.it
Education Secretary John Swinney should “do a Hammond” and ditch the controversial Named Person scheme, former SNP depute leader Jim Sillars has said.
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'Massive funding deficit' could see councils breaching legal duties to protect vulnerable

'Massive funding deficit' could see councils breaching legal duties to protect vulnerable | Social services news | Scoop.it
A "massive funding deficit" has put local councils at risk of breaching legal duties they owe t
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Good social workers are invaluable. So let’s give them proper support | David Brindle

Good social workers are invaluable. So let’s give them proper support | David Brindle | Social services news | Scoop.it
Research reveals that some think social workers are there to pop to the shops for you. It’s time to restore some prestige
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Learning from the Chief Social Work Officer qualification | SSSC News

Chief Social Work Officers (CSWO) have responsibility for the values and standards of professional practice and through their leadership support all social work and social service staff. CSWOs Kathryn Lindsay, Angus Council and Susan Taylor, East Ayrshire Council talk about how studying for the CSWO qualification is improving their skills and knowledge and the difference […]
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Let’s celebrate the unsung social workers who make people’s lives better

Let’s celebrate the unsung social workers who make people’s lives better | Social services news | Scoop.it
Children's Minister Edward Timpson writes about government reforms and how they are supporting social workers on World Social Work Day
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Councils 'failing to support children in need of help', inquiry finds

Councils 'failing to support children in need of help', inquiry finds | Social services news | Scoop.it
Read Councils 'failing to support children in need of help', inquiry finds and the latest children services news & best practice on Children & Young People Now
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Social work

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Skills for Care provides a range of information to help you to create an effective workforce of social workers.
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ScotCen Social Research that works for society

ScotCen Social Research that works for society | Social services news | Scoop.it
Scotland's leading independent social research institute, experts in qualitative and quantitative social research.
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