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    We’re recruiting

    2 February 2021
    We are recruiting a Research Assistant to join the team. This role will provide support to our ambitious research programme, which spans randomised controlled trials in workforce wellbeing, evaluations of whole system changes, machine learning, and much more. Deadline for applications: 12pm 1st March 2021
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    We’re recruiting

    2 February 2021
    We are recruiting a Researcher – Qualitative to join our team. What Works for Children’s Social Care is looking to recruit a Qualitative Researcher to work in our research team. This role will work particularly on the team’s growing portfolio of primary research, from small-scale pilots to implementation and process evaluation of large randomised controlled […]
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    We’re recruiting

    2 February 2021
    We are recruiting a Researcher – Quantitative to join our team. What Works for Children’s Social Care is looking to recruit a Researcher to work in our research team. This role will work particularly on the team’s growing portfolio of projects, including randomised controlled trials in children’s social care. This research aims to help us […]
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    No Clear Sign

    28 January 2021
    In his new blog, Michael Sanders, Chief Executive of WWCSC, considers the findings and implications of our new evaluation of Signs of Safety
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    We’re recruiting

    28 January 2021
    We are recruiting a Policy & Public Affairs Manager to join our team. The Policy & Public Affairs Manager will play a leading role in delivering WWCSC’s policy strategy, ensuring our research has maximum impact with policy makers at a national and local level. Working collaboratively with our research, programmes and practice teams, this role […]
  • read more about New funding opportunity for interventions to improve mental health of children with a social worker
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    New funding opportunity for interventions to improve mental health of children with a social worker

    19 January 2021
    WWCSC and NIHR are pleased to announce a new opportunity for funding and evaluating interventions to improve outcomes for children and young people with mental health conditions, who have a social worker.
  • read more about Response to the announcement of the Care Review
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    Response to the announcement of the Care Review

    15 January 2021
    WWCSC Chief Executive, Michael Sanders, is heartened to see an emphasis on an evidenced-based approach in the government's newly announced Care Review
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    We’re recruiting

    7 January 2021
    We are looking for a new Trustee to join our board. As a member of the Board, you will work with the Chair and other Trustees to set strategic  direction and shape the work of What Works for Children’s Social Care. Deadline: 5pm 7th February 2021
  • read more about How we support the most vulnerable is a challenge for all of us
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    How we support the most vulnerable is a challenge for all of us

    17 December 2020
    Michael Sanders, Chief Executive of WWCSC, discusses the implications of our new research with CASCADE, Cardiff University, on the young people referred to secure children's homes.
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    We’re recruiting

    3 December 2020
    The Evidence Quarter are looking for a new Data Protection Officer to join their team. This role will be employed by What Works for Children’s Social Care but will also be the DPO for Centre for Homelessness Impact, The Centre for Evidence and Implementation and Transforming Access and Student Outcomes in Higher Education. Deadline: 12pm […]
  • read more about New research suggests the secure children’s home system fails the most vulnerable children
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    New research suggests the secure children’s home system fails the most vulnerable children

    3 December 2020
    New research reveals that two out of every five young people referred to secure children's home were not offered a place
  • read more about Funding announced for seven new projects in children’s social care
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    Funding announced for seven new projects in children’s social care

    29 October 2020
    We are pleased to announce details of seven projects that will receive a total of nearly £2 million to help improve outcomes for children and families and build an evidence base in children’s social care.