WHITEHALL

Judge: Kent must accommodate UAS children 'irrespective' of resources

By Dan Peters | 05 June 2024

Kent CC has been told by a judge it must accommodate and look after all unaccompanied asylum seeking (UAS) children 'irrespective' of its resources.

WHITEHALL

Ending asylum hotel use could put 'unacceptable pressure' on councils

By Ellie Ames | 29 May 2024

MPs have raised concerns that the Government has not engaged effectively with local authorities a...

WHITEHALL

Government digs in over asylum housing target

By Mark Conrad | 29 May 2024

The Home Office has doubled down on council concerns over asylum targets and insisted its Full Di...

WHITEHALL

Council reaches agreement over controversial asylum site

By Mark Conrad | 28 May 2024

West Lindsey DC is celebrating a success in its campaign to protect a £300m regeneration project ...

HOUSING

The MJ Comment - Whitehall is expecting a magic trick over asylum seeker housing

By Paul Marinko | 22 May 2024

As our front page reveals, the Government is continuing to pile pressure on councils to house asy...

WHITEHALL

EXCLUSIVE: Councils given 100,000 asylum housing target

By EXCLUSIVE by Mark Conrad | 21 May 2024

Councils have been told to identify an extra 100,000 bedspaces for asylum seekers this year amid ...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Government advisers warn graduate visa curbs could undermine levelling up

By Martin Ford | 14 May 2024

Curbs on visas for graduates could undermine levelling-up, the Government has been warned by its ...

WHITEHALL

UASC Kent arrivals up 59% last year

By Mark Conrad | 13 May 2024

The number of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) arriving in Kent continues to soar whi...

LONDON COUNCILS

Changing the outlook on homelessness

By Sir Bob Neill | 30 April 2024

With the number of homeless people in London alone reaching shocking levels and temporary accommo...

PLANNING

Asylum seekers moved from RAF Wethersfield due to incomplete safety checks

By Ellie Ames | 18 April 2024

The Home Office has moved 70 people away from an asylum accommodation site after it failed to com...

COUNTY COUNCILS' NETWORK

EXCLUSIVE: Demand surges for UASC age assessments

By Martin Ford | 09 April 2024

Councils are struggling to cope with demand for age assessments of unaccompanied asylum-seeking c...

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Team Manager - Social Work in Schools team

ME16 - £54,129 - £57,201 per annum + Plus Golden Hello

We are delighted to announce the continuation of the Social Workers in Schools project within Merton Children's Social Care! Apply for this job

London Borough of Merton

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Gloucester City Council

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Wirral Borough Council

frederica-diamanta

Team Manager - Social Work in Schools team

ME16 - £54,129 - £57,201 per annum + Plus Golden Hello

We are delighted to announce the continuation of the Social Workers in Schools project within Merton Children's Social Care! Apply for this job

London Borough of Merton

Head of Place

£79,852 - £88,047 (2023-24 scale).

An ambitious City – fancy a challenge? Apply for this job

Gloucester City Council

Highways Development Control Manager

£50,512 - £53,204 plus benefits.

A permanent opportunity has arisen within the Highways Development Control Team. Apply for this job

Wirral Borough Council