England advised to follow Scots in tackling vacancies

June 2009
Community Care;6/25/2009, Issue 1776, p4
The article reports that Helga Pile, Unison national officer for social services and taskforce member, said that it should look to Scotland for successful initiatives to boost the profession in England. She said that the changing Lives program to reform social work in Scotland, in 2006 has revealed that job vacancies were far lower there. She said England should follow Scotland in introducing local practitioner forums, giving practitioners themselves the opportunity to shape practice.


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