Working for a charity can be very rewarding, but don’t expect to be well paid. OK, so some of the larger charities will pay their most senior post holders an attractive salary, but for most working in the sector, I doubt the prospect of a healthy wage cheque was the primary attraction. 354 more words
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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018, regardless of Brexit. The legislation gives new rights and greater protection to data subjects. 714 more words
Every once in a while, when I mention that I’m a trustee, someone will say to me “Oh I’ve always wanted to do that. I think it’s something I’ll do later in my career, when I’ve got the experience.” I’m here to tell you to do it now – because you’ve got what you need, and you have no idea how much more you’ll get out of it. 947 more words
‘Don’t Even Get Us Started on Social Workers’: Domestic Violence, Social Work and Trust—An Anecdote from Research
This is the abstract from a recent paper written with Kate Cook at Manchester Metropolitan University:
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This paper explores the concept of trust in relation to social work, child protection and work on domestic abuse.