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CYPNow: Eight out of ten ‘fast-track’ social workers secure jobs

A new survey shows that 4 in every 5 students on the Step Up to Social Work programme have secured jobs as children’s social workers. This doesn’t include those currently applying for jobs, so the figure is likely to be significantly higher. In comparison, 39% of those on social work masters courses go on to practise social work. It’s also significant that 96% of Step Up’s first cohort felt prepared for social work practice.

Read the CYPNow piece here and the DfE’s evelauation document here.