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‘I think we should have more social workers in politics’

Labour’s shadow minister for children and families talks about the problems facing social workers

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Social workers say no to national assessment scheme

Union’s local government conference hears call to boycott government’s controversial new scheme

Article on the UNISON National site.

Social workers speak out

“We see more and more families coming into our remit because of these environmental factors. You can’t deny the link between austerity and people’s lives getting harder and harder.”

Blogs on the UNISON National site.

UNISON member awarded MBE

Former social worker honoured by the Queen

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Assessment scheme adds to pressure on already overstretched social workers, says UNISON

The government should scrap plans to roll out its new assessment and accreditation scheme for social workers because it will take up valuable time that could be spent helping vulnerable families, says UNISON. Over nine in ten (93 per cent) social workers who took part in a recent UNISON survey say the National Assessment and […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON backs petition to protect children’s care rights in England

Members and the public are urged to back the call to ‘protect the rights of vulnerable children and care leavers’ from plans in new bill

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Social Work Watch set to snap the state of the profession

Work in social care? Please fill in our survey describing their work day on 21 September

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Social workers need clear support to handle stress and workload

UNISON welcomes report from University of East Anglia on ’emotional intelligence and burnout’ in child and family social work

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON joins social work campaign

Campaigners unite to condemn impact of austerity and welfare cuts on the most vulnerable in our society

Article on the UNISON National site.

Social workers in England – speak up now

Have your say on changes to social work registration

Article on the UNISON National site.

Safe Haven – a guide for social workers on working with refugee and migrant children.

A practical guide for social workers in England to support their work with refugee and asylum seeking children and their families.

Media on the UNISON National site.