In numbers: Shocking report reveals social workers stretched to breaking point

Intensified workloads, job cuts, a chronic shortage of social workers and a high dropout rate of newly qualified graduates are pushing social services to the limit.

Experts say it is now harder than ever to find enough staff to run children's and adult services across the country. Many departments have shrunk just at the time that caseloads have increased.

More: Read Emily Dugan's full report here

Data collated by Jobsgopublic

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