Rise in caseloads for children's social workers

Neil Puffett
Thursday, February 15, 2018

The average number of cases children's social workers deal with at any one time has risen to nearly 18, government statistics suggest.

As of 30 September 2017, social workers were dealing with an average of 17.8 cases each. Picture: Morguefile
As of 30 September 2017, social workers were dealing with an average of 17.8 cases each. Picture: Morguefile

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