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‘Teach First’ scheme will lure high-flying graduates into social work

The Times: A Teach First-style scheme for mental health social workers aimed at recruiting top graduates to the profession is to be launched today.
The Think Ahead programme, funded by a £1.6 million grant from the Department of Health, is an attempt to help the NHS and local councils to cope with increasing demand for mental health services. A quarter of the population will encounter mental health issues in any one year.
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