Agency work can leave NQSWs with less support

March 2010
Community Care;3/18/2010, Issue 1810, p10
The article implies that newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) in Great Britain are selecting agency work, due to fears of stress in permanent local authority posts. It was found in the General Social Care Council's annual report on social work education for 2008-09, that 11% of NQSWs were choosing agency work, as compared to 6% in 2006-07. Comments of Tracey Newcomb of Cardea Resourcing, and the warning by the Association of Directors of Children's Services, are also presented.


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