SCIE news and events - 21 to 30

  • Homeshare pilot programme evaluation 15 May 2018Open

    Homesharing is typically where an older person shares a home with a younger person, who in turn needs affordable rent and who can offer support and companionship. SCIE commissioned the evaluation of a pilot project and worked with various partners.

  • SCIELine bulletin 11 May 2018 11 May 2018Open

    In this edition of our ebulletin we highlight free webinars in Co-production Week in July, plus feature job vacancies for the What Works Centre for Children's Social Care. Plus join our Twitter event on Tuesday 15 May on homesharing.

  • What Works Centre vacancies 04 May 2018Open

    Practice development managers: senior social worker and social worker. Provide experience and knowledge of social work leadership and delivery of frontline services that we need to be successful. Closing date: 20 May.

  • Children's services: pioneering new approaches 04 May 2018Open

    The What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care is seeking local authority led applications to help pioneer the development of evidence-informed practice.

    Now is your chance to become a Pioneer. We encourage all local authorities to apply – and there will be a second opportunity to become a Partner later in the year. And while the applications need to be led by local authorities, we encourage collaborative bids with other children’s care organisations.

    SCIE's Ewan King, Engagement Lead, Development Team, What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care.

  • SCIE Guardian article 25 April 2018Open

    SCIE chair Paul Burstow says that around the country, pioneers are adopting a problem-solving approach, starting with people’s strengths and relationships.

  • SCIELine bulletin 19 April 2018 19 April 2018Open

    This edition of the newsletter focuses on supporting older people with learning disabilities. Plus we have a free webinar on personalised health budgets on 26 April, along with training on safeguarding adults, as well as courses on co-production.

  • Co-production: rocket science? 17 April 2018Open

    Co-production sees users and carers centrally involved in the design, delivery and evaluation of services. In this new blog, written in the run-up to Co-production Week from 2 July 2018, SCIE's Pete Fleischmann asks how challenging it is to achieve co-production.

    Introducing cop-roduction to fiendishly difficult systems - and trying to get real change - it's a tricky business

    Pete Fleischmann, SCIE's Head of Co-production

  • Exciting times ahead for children's social care 12 April 2018Open

    A blog from Ryan Wise, who sits on the Practitioner's Panel at the What Works Centre for Children's Social Care. Ryan is an advanced social work practitioner at London Borough of Newham.

    It was explained that the panel needs to be made up of a multitude of backgrounds and levels of experience.

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