TITLE

Outsourcing threat to social workers' pay

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;12/9/2010, Issue 1847, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the social workers are facing outsourcing threat as the Birmingham Council is planning to set up an enterprise with responsibility for assessment and care management employing adult care social workers in England.
ACCESSION #
58652101

 

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