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Government promises to cut adoption bureaucracy.
'It's our latest caseload management system. . . we just keep adding files until he falls over!'
'This is Madame Muggins, she's in charge of budget allocation.'
'What do you think about forgetting the whole thing and just going back to trying to help people a bit.'
'Do you remember when all we had to worry about was client care?'
'Yes, we have 'All You Need To Know About The Health Care Legislation' but it is part of a twelve volume set.'
'What's that noise?'
'Here's your rock...you'll find your hard place over there!'
"I say, why don't we tear up all these targets and just let social workers get on with their jobs!"
"So many FANTASTIC applicants, where do we start!"
"Brings a whole new meaning to the idea of 'burnout'."
"The government is demanding greater accountability, could you write me a memo outlining how you buggered up the entire social care system!"
"Some people think that social workers aren't competitive..."
Social worker dating
"We must be brave, abandon prejudice and open our doors to carers from all backgrounds..."
"Spending time with social workers on the front line is a real eye opener."
"Hi - I'm from the city's self-actualization department."
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"The media is always being criticised for criticising social worker..."
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"The minister is convinced that we need a national pay structure...So we're establishing a forum to take the matter of Social Workers pay further."
"The time when kids left care with a black plastic bag stuffed with their few belongings are long gone..."
"I just can't hide my feelings any more...for years I've buried them, been too scared of peoples reactions. I can't lie any more, people have to know the real me."
"Social work is all about clear communications...It relies upon the complex interweaving of language, gesture and expression to ensure that you get your message across."
"My self-defence training wasn't as useful as I'd hoped...Somehow it lacked the necessary 'edge'."
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"As a minister I am full aware that some front line staff might think that I'm a little out of touch with the rigours of face to face social work."