Blog Updates

Budget cuts see stricter requirements for adult social care in the coming year

Due to the rising cost of delivering day-to-day services, as many as 72% of England’s major local authorities have announced plans to introduce tighter eligibility requirements for those seeking adult social care.   According to analysis from the County Councils Network (CCN), councils across the UK are facing a £3.5bn of inflationary and demand costs. […]

Celebrating National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Caregivers month and here at Social Personnel we’re taking the time to celebrate the 13.6 million family caregivers across the UK. This year’s theme is #CaregivingHappens to emphasise that caregiving happens often unexpectedly or at inconvenient times, whether that be when you’re running late for the school run or in the middle […]

How to create longevity in social work

Did you know that the average children’s social worker stays in the job for 2.4 years? Here at Social Personnel, we want to change that statistic and remind our talented candidates why social work is worth dedicating their time to. In this blog, we share top tips on how to create longevity in social work. […]

5 ways to promote equality as a social worker

It’s Black History Month and here at Social Personnel we’re helping to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in social care. In this blog, we discuss how social workers can get involved and advocate for change, as well as helpful resources to check out.   1.Complete the equality & diversity monitoring section on your online Social […]

How to set boundaries in social work

From complex caseloads, to battling staffing shortages and dealing with compassion fatigue, being a social worker can be overwhelming and emotionally taxing at times. However, setting healthy boundaries with clients and colleagues can really help mitigate the likelihood of burnout and general stress. Below, our industry experts share top tips on how to protect your […]