Tag Archives: children’s social care

Ofsted finds that outcomes for Somerset children are improving

Somerset County Council’s services for vulnerable children and young people are improving, according to the latest feedback from Ofsted. The letter from inspectors follows a ‘monitoring visit’ last month which looked at how the authority works with children and young people in need of help and protection. It identifies areas of strength and areas where […]

Ministerial praise for progress in Children’s Services

Key Somerset County Councillors heard of Ministerial praise of ‘significant’ and ‘tangible’ improvements in its Children’s Services. Cabinet members were updated on progress in the service, which included a letter from Edward Timpson, the Minister of State for Vulnerable Children and Families, to Leader of the council, John Osman. The letter follows four reviews by […]

Introducing the ‘Power of &’

Somerset County Council today unleashes the ‘Power of &’ with the launch of its drive to attract new social workers to the county. The nationwide recruitment campaign will be showcasing what the county’s Children’s Services have to offer as they look to secure up to 100 new permanent social workers to help continue its improvement. […]