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Social Care: Shortage of social workers

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LGA Director of Campaigns on the principles of respect, recruitment & retention

Our reporter Sam Hughes met up with the Local Government Association's Chris Lawrence-Pietroni to find out more about the association's national campaign which aims to boost support for child social workers, attract high calibre new recruits and encourage 5,000 recently retired frontline professionals to return to fill the one in 10 empty posts.


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