‘Nine at night and my laptop is still open’: social work in a pandemic

Covid-19 has blurred social workers’ personal and professional lives but multi-agency working has improved, say experts

The coronavirus crisis has heaped pressure on social workers by blurring the boundaries between their professional and personal lives, a Guardian event heard.

An online discussion, chaired by Guardian public services editor David Brindle, to launch the findings of Guardian Jobs’ latest Social Lives survey highlighted the impact of a widespread shift to working from home during the pandemic.

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