Latest Features

Children placed out of borough are magnets for child abusers and county lines gangs

Children placed out of borough are magnets for child abusers and county lines gangs

Published on 18 September 2019

Thousands of children in care are being put at risk by being moved to children’s homes up to 100 miles from where they live, a parliamentary inquiry has warned.

Locum social workers more likely to work for inadequate authorities

Locum social workers more likely to work for inadequate authorities

Published on 20 August 2019

Locum social workers are more likely to be working for authorities rated as inadequate by Ofsted, a study has found.

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Latest Insights

Training opportunity for locum occupational therapists

Training opportunity for locum occupational therapists

Published on 18 September 2017

Function Management with Pain

3rd and 26th October, The Holiday Inn, Stratford City, London

2nd and 21st of November, The Macdonald Hotel and Spa, Manchester

Ten top tips for commissioning local rehabilitation services

Ten top tips for commissioning local rehabilitation services

Published on 12 April 2016

NHS England has published its first practical guidance to help commissioners understand how best to procure high-quality rehabilitation services and the economic and patient benefits of doing so. Here are 10 Top Tips for commissioning rehabilitation services:

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Latest Interviews

"It’s a Lifestyle choice for me which enables me to go travelling"

Published on 21 April 2017

Sarah Piercey is a Locum Occupational Therapist (OT) currently on a contract with a local authority social services department in North London. Sarah is from Perth in Western Australia and found that locuming enabled her to travel around the UK since moving here three years ago.

What will happen to vulnerable children if we lose the locum workforce?

What will happen to vulnerable children if we lose the locum workforce?

Published on 10 April 2017

Locum social workers should not feel forced to ‘go permanent or leave’ organisations – and potentially the profession, a senior locum social worker has warned.

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