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22nd April 2019

Social worker took money from vulnerable woman to pay his mortgage

Social worker took money from vulnerable woman to pay his mortgage   Leo Kirk, a social worker who was contracted to Warrington Borough Council, helped a […]
17th April 2019

Firefighter kills himself after fatally shooting social worker fiancée

Firefighter kills himself after fatally shooting social worker fiancée Authorities in Akron, Ohio, are investigating the murder-suicide of a local firefighter who allegedly killed his social […]
16th April 2019

Social work staff vote for strike action

  Social work staff vote for strike action   Social work staff in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, have voted in favour of taking strike action, claiming that […]
12th April 2019

“Social worker to the stars” falls to his death after welfare concerns

“Social worker to the stars” falls to his death after welfare concerns Warning: Some people may find the content and details of this article distressing  Tributes […]
9th April 2019

Social workers vote on strike action over lack of staff ‘crisis point’

Social workers vote on strike action over lack of staff ‘crisis point’ Social workers in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, are voting on possible strike action over unsafe […]
8th April 2019

‘Bankrupt’ council pays new director of children’s services ‘obscene’ wage

Bankrupt council pays new director of children’s services ‘obscene’ wage Sally Hodges, the new director of children’s services at Northamptonshire County Council is being paid £1,100 […]
6th April 2019

Social worker stole £28,000 from vulnerable families fund to feed her cocaine addiction

Social worker stole £28,000 from vulnerable families fund to feed her cocaine addiction A social worker from Teesside, Lisa Finn, has been found guilty of stealing […]
16th March 2019

Drag kid has ‘unfounded’ child abuse reports dismissed by CPS

Drag kid has ‘unfounded’ child abuse reports dismissed by CPS Wendy Napoles, the mother of ‘drag kid’ Desmond is Amazing  has spoken out this week after […]
16th March 2019

Five Reasons Why Adult Social Work Gets Overlooked

Five Reasons Why Adult Social Work Gets Overlooked Catriona, a listener to the SWT podcast, raised a good question this week when she asked ‘How come […]
13th March 2019

Social worker and police officer on trial for child sexual abuse video

Social worker and police officer on trial for child sexual abuse video A high-ranking Metropolitan Police officer and her social worker sister are facing trial after […]
13th March 2019

I’m a Gay Social Worker and This is What I Think About Felix Ngole

I’m a Gay Social Worker and This is What I Think About Felix Ngole I’ve read the story of Felix Ngole with interest since it first […]
12th March 2019

Christian Thrown off Social Work Course for Homosexuality Views Takes Case to Appeal

Christian Thrown off Social Work Course for Homosexuality Views Takes Case to Appeal In September 2015, Felix Ngole was a student at Sheffield University where he […]
10th March 2019

Unlicensed school ‘social worker’ was previously arrested for rape

Unlicensed school ‘social worker’ was previously arrested for rape An unlicensed school ‘social worker’ from Las Vegas who was arrested last week for alleged inappropriate behaviour […]
28th December 2018

Social Worker Leaves $11 Million Estate to Children’s Charities

Alan Naiman, a 63 year-old social worker from Washington state, passed away from cancer last year; leaving his $11 million estate to local children’s charities Those […]
29th December 2018

‘Nightmare’ workload made social worker quit ‘dream job’

Victoria Shaw, from Hull, tells local press that she was ‘thrown into the deep end’ and had to walk away from her ‘dream job’ because she […]
6th January 2019

When Should I Start Applying for my First Social Work job?

With final-year placements coming to an end this academic year and graduation in sight, Social Work Tutor looks at when students should start applying for their […]
20th January 2019

Marie Kondo wouldn’t put up with this if she was a social worker

The mantle clock says it’s 6:45pm on this bitterly cold January night and I want to be back home Through a gap in the middle of […]
15th February 2019

Social worker who sent underwear pictures to foster carer is struck off

Social worker who sent underwear pictures to foster carer is struck off A Welsh social worker has been made subject to a removal order, which effectively […]
16th February 2019

The HCPC spend £17000 on Christmas parties and they’re now raising our fees by 18%

The HCPC spend £17000 on Christmas parties and they’re now raising our fees by 18% The HCPC spent over £17000 a year on their Christmas parties […]
18th February 2019

How much are you really getting paid an hour?

How much are you really getting paid an hour? If you’re working as hard as you can, yet can’t keep on top of your work within […]
20th February 2019

Shamima Begum: Evil ISIS bride or victim of child sexual exploitation?

Shamima Begum: Evil ISIS bride or victim of child sexual exploitation? The news this week has been dominated by the story of Shamima Begum, the British […]
21st February 2019

Former special constable acquitted of assaulting social worker so she can take prison service job

Former special constable acquitted of assaulting social worker so she can take prison service job A former special constable in the Police force has been acquitted […]
22nd February 2019

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering social worker

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering social worker A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a social worker. Sarah Henshaw, aged 40, was found […]
23rd February 2019

Social Work student kicked off course for Islamisation comments

Social Work student kicked off course for Islamisation comments Sebastian Walsh, 19, has been suspended from his social work degree at the University of Central Lancashire […]
23rd February 2019

Social worker tried to commit mother before she killed herself and children

Social worker tried to commit mother before she killed herself and children Michigan woman Aubrianne Marie Moore, 28, shot and killed her three daughters on Monday […]
24th February 2019

Mental health social worker dies by suicide on hospital campus

Mental health social worker dies by suicide on hospital campus A social worker who worked at the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for almost […]