Ban use of Social Work agencies to prevent ‘profiteering’, ADCS president urges

The president of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) has called on government to “regulate or preferably ban” social work agencies in a bid to “save millions from the public purse immediately”. “Private social work agencies are contacting our social workers, hoovering them up and then selling them back to us at twice the cost,” Steve Crocker told the ADCS annual conference on Thursday. He shared particular concerns over an “increasing” practice of agencies only supplying social workers to local authorities as part of a team. Read more.

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