Daily Archives: 14/01/2015

Branch Secretary election......

A branch election is taking place as we have two nominations from members for the post of Branch Secretary.  Ballot papers and the two nominees’ election addresses are on their way to members.  Please take time to read the addresses and make sure you cast your vote and return it to our office.  The closing date for the ballot is 4pm on 30th January.

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Children ‘at risk’ as permanent posts unfilled in Waltham Forest......

Waltham Forest has the highest proportion of temporary staff looking after vulnerable children in England.  Almost half of the borough’s social worker posts are unfilled.  Click here to read the article published in the Waltham Forest Guardian

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Survey for social workers – court work and publicity......

UNISON is running a survey to ask practitioners about the recent trend for social workers’ names to be published in court judgments (England and Wales). Continue reading

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Unionlearn English for Life and Work......

a self-study module to support Reps and ULRs ESOL awareness https://www.unionlearn.org.uk/publications/esol-english-life-and-work-module-reps

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