The work has become physically and emotionally draining due to being pulled in different directions with too much to do and not enough hours in the day.
Social Workers and are doing a lot more with less placing an ever growing pressure on their well-being. But the focus on personal resilience is diverting attention from failures in a system hit by funding cuts and a staff exodus
3,750 teachers were signed off on longterm sick leave in 2017 due to pressure of work, anxiety and mental illness. In 2018 72% reported feeling excessive stress causing a knock on impact on the quality of education.