Whilst the rest of the country is on lock-down after the PM’s statement on Monday night, key workers are still providing essential services.
— Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March 23, 2020
NHS workers are extremely important in these exceptional circumstances, as well as council employees such as social service workers who are also on the front line.
Sarah Mills, Manager of a Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) team in child social care at Rotherham, says “we are continually completing risk assessments to protect the most vulnerable children, whilst also keeping staff safe. Flexibility and creativity is key”
“These are challenging and unprecedented times”
Sarah Mills, Team Manager in child social care
In the coming days, we will contact 8,000 former social workers and set up a temporary register to make sure people across England continue to receive the best possible support when they need it most. https://t.co/N6eQUKUbG3 #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/yN5tAvTLsz
— Social Work England (@SocialWorkEng) March 19, 2020