Youth workers take on social care responsibilities as cuts endure

Laura McCardle
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

A report on youth services provision suggests that more and more local authority youth workers are being deployed in social care-related roles. CYP Now analyses the evidence and looks at the likely ramifications.

There is an emerging trend of qualified youth workers having to take on more social care-related work as a result of cuts to local authority services. Picture: Howard Barlow
There is an emerging trend of qualified youth workers having to take on more social care-related work as a result of cuts to local authority services. Picture: Howard Barlow

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