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Three weeks left to enter Social Worker of the Year Awards - Communitycare.co.uk

Three weeks left to enter Social Worker of the Year Awards - Communitycare.co.uk | Social services news | Scoop.it
Three weeks left to enter Social Worker of the Year Awards Communitycare.co.uk Patricia Fifield (centre) receiving the Overall Social Worker of the Year and Adult Social Worker of the Year awards from awards founder Beverley Williams and James...
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New animation - Power as a health and social justice issue

New animation - Power as a health and social justice issue | Social services news | Scoop.it
Whether we have the power to make healthy choices or to influence decision makers to create more green space, the amount of power we have over the decisions that affect us has an impact on our health. Today, we are launching a new animation that shows why power is important to health.
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Buddy power - Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice

Buddy power - Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice | Social services news | Scoop.it
Rhiann McLean (Iriss) talks us through the Buddy tool, designed to help women entering the criminal justice system and to improve their experience.  In 2016/17, I worked with the Glen Isla project, a women’s criminal justice centre based in Arbroath, to develop the Buddy tool. Buddy was co-designed by women and practitioners to improve the experience …
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Team Manager (Social Work) - ABS10725 - Aberdeenshire Council | myjobscotland

Team Manager (Social Work) - ABS10725 - Aberdeenshire Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. Please note in applying for this position that Children’s Social Work services intend to review and improve...
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Agenda: We must improve education and training for dementia care

Agenda: We must improve education and training for dementia care | Social services news | Scoop.it

By Margaret Brown, Senior Lecturer and Depute Director, Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice, University of the West of Scotland
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The stark reality of care- An extra 71000 care home beds needed by 2025 | Care Industry News

The stark reality of care- An extra 71000 care home beds needed by 2025 | Care Industry News | Social services news | Scoop.it
For those who work in health and care these new figures will not come as a shock, but for everyone else they paint a picture of the stark reality we all now
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Dementia (Focus on Dementia)

Overview An estimated 93,000 people have dementia in Scotland in 2017. Around 3,200 of these people are under the age of 65. As our population ages, the number of people with dementia will increase; we expect the number to double over the next 25 years.
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Mobile Emergency Carer (FIF08173) - FIF08173 - Fife Council | myjobscotland

Mobile Emergency Carer (FIF08173) - FIF08173 - Fife Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Mobile Emergency Carer (FIF08173)Favourite Ref no: FIF08173 Closes: Thursday, 24th August 2017 Published: Tuesday, 15th August 2017 Location: Rothesay House, Glenrothes Salary: £14,041 - £16,838 per year Pro Rata Hours: 28.00 hours per week Contract Type: Permanent Position Type: Part Time...
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The Knowledge Network Scotland - The Knowledge Network: Scotland's source of knowledge for health and care

The Knowledge Network Scotland
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Funding for training - Scottish Social Services Council

Funding for training - Scottish Social Services Council | Social services news | Scoop.it
Find out about funding available through different organisations.
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Pushing for human rights at the heart of Social Security | SCVO

Pushing for human rights at the heart of Social Security | SCVO | Social services news | Scoop.it
August 11, 2017 : Allan Young Pushing for human rights at the heart of Social Security Whilst our MSPs have been enjoying their recess, it’s been a typically busy Summer for our sector. Top of the agenda for many will have been the draft Scottish Social Security Bill – and so it should be.
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Social Worker - Placement / Kinship Care - ABS10711 - Aberdeenshire Council | myjobscotland

Social Worker - Placement / Kinship Care - ABS10711 - Aberdeenshire Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking. The Kinship Care Team is a dispersed team across Aberdeenshire Council and have a vacancy for a Social Worker...
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Social care system 'beginning to collapse' as 900 carers quit every day - BBC News

Social care system 'beginning to collapse' as 900 carers quit every day - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
Service providers write to the prime minister to warn adult social care system has begun to collapse.
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Third Sector Integration focus group - Perth (afternoon session)

Third Sector Integration focus group - Perth (afternoon session) | Social services news | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - The Third Sector Health and Social Care support Team presents Third Sector Integration focus group - Perth (afternoon session) - Thursday, 14 September 2017 at Best Western Queens Hotel, Perth, Perthshire. Find event and ticket information.
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Outcomes & CO. Tell us what you think

Outcomes & CO. Tell us what you think | Social services news | Scoop.it
Have you used our Outcomes & CO tool?

We’d love to hear what you thought of the tool, how it was (or will be) used and any other feedback you’d like to share.

Your feedback will inform further developments and will help us understand the difference the tool is making. 

Those who complete the survey will be entered into a draw for a free, tailored workshop on the tool. 

Complete the survey.
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What Is A Childrens Social Worker?

Education child, family, and school social workers have varied roles specializations. Learn how you can gain the right education and begin making
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University Learning Courses | University Learning Courses

University Learning Courses | University Learning Courses | Social services news | Scoop.it
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New judges help find Scottish society’s heroes in our 10th annual awards

New judges help find Scottish society’s heroes in our 10th annual awards | Social services news | Scoop.it
An expert panel of judges is preparing to assess entries for the 10th annual Herald Society Awards, in partnership with Social Work Scotland (SWS).
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Scottish Co-Production Network :: Resource

Scottish Co-Production Network :: Resource | Social services news | Scoop.it
This new resource brings together a suite of videos, case studies and information to help spread understanding of co-production in 2015 and beyond.
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The Active and Independent Living Programme in Scotland

The Active and Independent Living Programme in Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
ACTIVE AND INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAMME (AILP) The AILP document was launched at the NHSScotland Event on 21 June 2017 by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport. AHPScot are pleased to bring some of the key points from the document in this week's blog. Where to find more info about AILP can be found at…
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Update on Named Social Worker Pilot – Innovation Unit | New solutions for thriving societies

Update on Named Social Worker Pilot – Innovation Unit | New solutions for thriving societies | Social services news | Scoop.it
SHARE Update on Named Social Worker Pilot WORDS CHLOE GRAHAME Last year’s pilot scheme shares findings and prepares to roll out further. Innovation Unit has been working with the Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE) to deliver the Named Social Worker programme for the Department of Health.
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Third Sector Integration focus group - Kilmarnock

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Eventbrite - The Third Sector Health and Social Care support Team presents Third Sector Integration focus group - Kilmarnock - Tuesday, 12 September 2017 at WG13, Kilmarnock, Scotland. Find event and ticket information.
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Buddy power - Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice

Buddy power - Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice | Social services news | Scoop.it
Rhiann McLean (Iriss) talks us through the Buddy tool, designed to help women entering the criminal justice system and to improve their experience.  In 2016/17, I worked with the Glen Isla project, a women’s criminal justice centre based in Arbroath, to develop the Buddy tool. Buddy was co-designed by women and practitioners to improve the experience …
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BASW warns of mounting generational problems following ‘Revolving Door’ report | BASW News

BASW warns of mounting generational problems following ‘Revolving Door’ report | BASW News | Social services news | Scoop.it
The British Association of Social Workers is the independent and member-led professional association of social workers in the United Kingdom.
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Senior Support Worker - Female Only (39 Hours)£8.81 Per Hour Job, Glasgow - s1jobs.com

Senior Support Worker - Female Only (39 Hours)£8.81 Per Hour Job, Glasgow - s1jobs.com | Social services news | Scoop.it
View full details for Senior Support Worker - Female Only (39 Hours)£8.81 Per Hour job in Glasgow on s1jobs.com
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Scotland: annual conference 2017

Scotland: annual conference 2017 | Social services news | Scoop.it
The HFMA Scotland Annual Conference is the perfect opportunity to hear from a mixture of prominent speakers covering the key issues in NHS Scotland. As well as the main plenary sessions, a choice of smaller workshops means you can build your conference experience around your organisation’s priorities.
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