Essex County Council is an award winning local authority and we are proud to have had winners at the national Social Worker of the Year Awards in 2014, 2016, 2017 and are proud to have won ‘Best Social Work Employer’ in 2018. Our childrens social care service achieved an Outstanding rating from Ofsted in January 2019.
Being one of the most populated counties in the UK, with communities as diverse as its geography, Essex can become the next step in your career whether you are looking for a role in adult social care or children and families.
Social work is a demanding, complex and ultimately fulfilling role. We fully recognise the importance of providing you with the tools and quality time to undertake direct relationship-based social work, to make real positive differences to the lives of our residents.
We are achieving this by supporting our social workers to deliver fantastic social work through our extensive CPD offer, which is expertly delivered by our BASW accredited Essex Social Care Academy. This includes regular training workshops, inspirational keynote speakers and engagement events, making Essex the best place to develop your knowledge and career as a valued social worker.
We recognise and celebrate inspiring and exceptional social work and can offer variety of career pathways and opportunities of which you will be challenged and supported as you progress your career.
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Surrey Children’s Services Academy has been set up as part of the Transformation journey initiated by Dave Hill, Executive Director of Children, Families Lifelong Learning and Culture (CFLC) at Surrey County Council.
The overall purpose of the Academy is to work with our partners across Surrey in the Police, Health, Education, and others to recruit develop and retain a workforce to give the best care and support to children, young people and families in Surrey.
The academy will:
Looking after vulnerable children and adults is our top priority at Somerset County Council. We believe in ambition, and empowered innovation. Combine this with strong leadership and together we can provide continuous service improvements. Recent reviews of our services, and their outcomes, show that our hard work and investment is achieving this goal. We are excited to be hosting Community Care Live in 2019 and want to meet passionate social workers to continue this journey, so bring your CV and say hello!
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