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August 2021

Safeguarding jobs round up – 27 August 2021

27th August 2021

Welcome to this week’s jobs round-up, where you can view some of the job vacancies currently available in the world of safeguarding. Below are a selection of jobs which will…

WANDSWORTH’S ‘AGILE’ CHILDREN’S SERVICES PRAISED OVER COVID-19 SUPPORT

26th August 2021

A council which has experienced high levels of Covid-19 infections has been praised for the quality of provision for vulnerable children during the pandemic. A focused inspection on arrangements for…

Number of UK children unhappy with their lives rises – report

26th August 2021

Growing numbers of British children are unhappy with their lives, with many worrying about school, friends and how they look, a report reveals. The number of 10- to 15-year-olds who…

Safeguarding jobs round up – 20 August 2021

20th August 2021

Welcome to this week’s jobs round-up, where you can view some of the job vacancies currently available in the world of safeguarding.   Below are a selection of jobs which…

Record number of young people wait for eating disorder treatment in England

19th August 2021

A record number of children and young people with a potentially life-threatening eating disorder are waiting for treatment in England, as psychiatrists warn soaring demand is overwhelming services. NHS data…

Lessons from past crises for child and adolescent mental health during COVID-19

16th August 2021

COVID-19 is a crisis like no other in modern times. It has reached every population and community. While the evidence base is still nascent, this report looks at the impacts…

Police awarded £11.3m for programmes to prevent domestic abuse crimes

16th August 2021

Story via gov.uk    The Home Office has awarded £11.3 million to 25 Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) in England and Wales, to go towards domestic abuse intervention programmes. The…

Safeguarding jobs round up – 13 August 2021

13th August 2021

Welcome to this week’s jobs round-up, where you can view some of the job vacancies currently available in the world of safeguarding. Below are a selection of jobs which will…

From Diana in ‘The Crown’ to ‘Physical’: Are TV shows responsibly portraying eating disorders?

13th August 2021

It doesn’t take long for Apple TV+’s “Physical” to get to its eating disorder plot. In the first episode of the dark comedy about a housewife who launches an aerobics empire in the 1980s, Sheila (Rose…

Dundee Bairns: Charity delivers 21,000 meals to stop kids going hungry during summer holidays

13th August 2021

A charity aimed at supporting Dundee kids has provided thousands of meals to those in need throughout the summer holidays. Dundee Bairns is in its seventh week of deliveries for…