Social Work manifesto

Supervision and Workload Management

This updated paper by social work practitioners in UNISON Scotland’s Social Work Issues Group is co-written by UNISON Edinburgh's John ...
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UNISON Statement on Edinburgh Social Work Staffing Inquiry

UNISON welcomes the conclusions of the internal staffing inquiry that no member of staff should face disciplinary action as a ...
Ethical Care Charter

Putting the dignity (and radicalism) back into social care

A UNISON seminar of members working in social care and home care has called for dignity for service users and ...
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Response to Consultation on the Integration of Health and Social Care Services

UNISON regrets the lateness of this submission to the Policy and Strategy Committee. Unfortunately until the Council news blog of ...
Keeping safe in the workplace

Keeping safe in the workplace

UNISON Scotland has launched a guide to help social workers stay safe in the workplace. The new guide – Keeping Safe in ...
We appreciate your work - even if the council doesn't

We appreciate your work – even if the council doesn’t

While Edinburgh council workers struggle through the snow to deliver essential services, the best the Council's Head of HR can ...
Social Work manifesto

Helping People Change Their Lives

A Social Work Manifesto for UNISON and BASW members in Scotland. UNISON & BASW welcome the positive steps taken in ...
Asylum guide

Asylum: Child’s Welfare Paramount?

First published in 2006, this ground-breaking guidance was designed to provide a framework for ethical practice for UNISON and BASW ...
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Updated Report on the O’Brien Inquiry

Inquiry - General Comments 1.      Introduction 1.1. This response updates UNISON's interim response of December 2003. Much of the content is ...
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Submission to City of Edinburgh Council on O’Brien Inquiry

John Stevenson, Branch Secretary, UNISON City of Edinburgh Branch Let me say first that it is with immense sadness that ...