Social Media

Two children who were taken into care have won a family court damages fight after a judge criticised the way a council had handled their case. Judge Stuart Farquhar said the youngsters - a boy, 12, and his 11-year-old sister - should each get £20,000 from West Sussex County Council.…
A former boarding school worker on trial accused of committing a catalogue of historical child sex abuse has been found dead. The body of Darren Turk, 54, was discovered at his home in Fontridge Lane, Etchingham, near Hastings, East Sussex, on Thursday morning, police said. He was on trial at…
An 11-year-old disabled girl who was held alone in police custody for a total of 60 hours without an appropriate adult endured "a nightmare", her mother has said. The child was arrested three times and detained under the Mental Health Act once between February 2 and March 2 2012 by…
Two men who sexually exploited 12 teenage girls in a seaside town are facing jail after being found guilty of a catalogue of offences. Osman Koroma (left), 31, and Max N'Gasa (right), 25, groomed girls who hung out at a parade of shops and went on to demand sex acts…
An NHS Trust will review 10 killings involving its patients after admitting it "got things wrong" with the treatment of a mentally ill man who stabbed a retired solicitor to death. Matthew Daley, 35, was found guilty of manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility after he knifed 79-year-old Donald…
The family of a retired solicitor stabbed to death by a mentally ill man following a minor shunt have blasted the NHS for failings that left him free to kill. Matthew Daley, 35, knifed 79-year-old Donald Lock 39 times after their cars crashed on the A24 at Findon, near Worthing,…
An NHS trust failed a man with mental health problems before he murdered a retired solicitor on a road following a minor car crash, a court heard. Relatives of Matthew Daley, 35, were "constantly on the case" of clinicians to try to get him the treatment he needed, it was…
Two former teachers at a boarding school have been charged with historic sex offences against pupils. The offences concern the alleged abuse of children at Ashdown House School, near Forest Road, East Sussex, in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Maurice Williams, 71, retired, of High Street, Barcombe, East Sussex, has…
The University of Sussex have announced Professor Brian Hudson will step down from his post as the Head of the School of Education and Social Work at the end of July 2016. Professor Hudson, who has been Head of School since 2012, will continue to work in a part-time capacity…
People who carry out the most violent domestic abuse are to be challenged about their behaviour on a one-to-one basis for the first time. A new scheme, known as Drive, will be aimed at those thought to be at risk of causing serious harm or committing murder. Backed by domestic…
An exhibition of art by the homeless is being organised to counter negative attitudes to rough sleepers and to help them regain their voice and dignity. University of Brighton psychologist Bruno De Oliveira (pictured) said the homeless should be regarded like anyone else, people with aspirations and feelings, and not…
The University of Sussex’s Centre for Gender Studies has formed an alliance with an association of sex workers and signed a pledge supporting the decriminalisation of the sex industry. This move comes amid debates about Amnesty International’s draft policy document supporting sex industry decriminalisation, which has set the organisation at…
Page 6 of 7

Career Profile

register care home manager picCare Home Manager

Care home managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of residential care homes. They oversee all activities within the home and make sure the quality of the service and care provided meets the National Minimum Standards...

READ MORE

Career Profile

music therapistMusic Therapist

Music Therapists use music and sound to help improve people's emotional wellbeing, relieve stress and improve confidence. As a music therapist, you would not teach music. Instead you would encourage clients to try...

READ MORE

Career Profile

nurse picMental Health Nurse

Mental health nurses work in hospital and community settings to support people with a range of mental health issues. They work closely with clients, their families, friends and carers to develop therapeutic...

READ MORE