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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 ...
Contempt of court ruling on Edinburgh social workers – UNISON response

Contempt of court ruling on Edinburgh social workers – UNISON response

UNISON is calling for an urgent legislative review following a contempt case verdict at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today (Monday) which ...
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 issued a new guide for social work staff on 'Keeping Safe in the Workplace'. This follows one ...
UNISON Scotland: UNISON launches safety guide for social workers

UNISON Scotland: UNISON launches safety guide for social workers

UNISON Scotland: UNISON launches safety guide for social workers: "UNISON Scotland will today (Monday) launch a guide to help social ...
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 ...