Daily Archives: 05/12/2012

Social Worker Vacancy Rates......

The Community Care website shows Waltham Forest as being third in the country for its social worker vacancy rate. In fact Waltham Forest is top of the vacancy league table for Children’s Services and 8th in the country for Adult Services. Continue reading

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Say NO to Connaught School for Girls becoming an academy......

Join the lobby 12 December 6-7pm.

Connaught School has a long and proud record of being one of the best schools in Waltham Forest. It’s reputation is well established and parents are very happy with the way the school is run.  However, despite there being no pressure on them, the Board of Governors have voted to apply for academy status. UNISON is opposed to academy schools because they tend to worsen our members’ pay, terms and conditions. They also lead to the privatisation of the schools services and leave schools being run by individual governing bodies with no democratic accountability. Continue reading

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