Ofsted ‘inadequate' council reduces social work caseloads by 30 per cent

Neil Puffett
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A council where children's services were last year rated "inadequate" by Ofsted has succeeded in recruiting scores of new social workers and reducing caseloads by 30 per cent, it has emerged.

The turnover rate among children's social workers at Somerset County Council has fallen from 20 per cent to 14 per cent. Picture: Somerset County Council
The turnover rate among children's social workers at Somerset County Council has fallen from 20 per cent to 14 per cent. Picture: Somerset County Council

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