Social Workers: Recruitment and Retention - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:06 am on 16th May 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Jolly Baroness Jolly Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Health) 11:06 am, 16th May 2019

My Lords, the named social worker programme demonstrates a new way to support particularly vulnerable people. Social workers and their clients felt more confident and supported; social workers felt more job satisfaction, and we have just heard how important that is. What plans are there to expand this programme to more areas?