Unexpected rise in children's social worker vacancies

Neil Puffett
Thursday, February 25, 2016

Vacancies for local authority children's social worker posts have increased by 27 per cent in the space of a year, government figures show.

As of 30 September 2015 there were 5,470 children’s social work vacancies. Picture: Tom Campbell
As of 30 September 2015 there were 5,470 children’s social work vacancies. Picture: Tom Campbell

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