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Children’s social work workforce census, year ending 30 September 2018

The children’s social work workforce census is collected annually. The current census spans from 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018. Data is submitted to Department for Education (DfE.)

Download the summary of the individual social worker level detail (PDF 52.5KB) that was returned to the DfE.

The return captured:

  • the number of social workers workforce at 30 September 2018
  • the number of starters and leavers in the year ending 30 September 2018
  • the number of agency staff covering vacancies
  • basic characteristics of social workers
  • reasons for leaving
  • the number of days social workers were absent
  • time in service