Twenty social work practices set to be piloted as part of Big Society plan

September 2010
Community Care;9/23/2010, Issue 1836, p9
The article reports that about 20 independent social work practices overseeing children in care will be piloted as part of the Big Society agenda in Great Britain. The Department of Education (DfE) is calling for applications from local authorities interested in supporting social workers to form their own independent practices to deliver services for children. It reports on the councils that are already piloting the scheme which includes Blackburn with Darwen, Hillingdon and Staffordshire.


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