Appeal to retired children's social workers

March 2009
Community Care;3/5/2009, Issue 1760, p5
The article reports that Local Government Association is bidding to bring back 5,000 retired children's social workers to the frontline to help alleviate recruitment difficulties in England. It is part of an LGA campaign to improve recruitment and retention of child social workers. In a report to mark the start of the campaign, the LGA said that councils faced particular problems recruiting and retaining experienced children's social workers.


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