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Children's Services staff

Are you passionate about social work and dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of children and families? Look no further than Bath & North East Somerset, where children's social care is a top priority, backed by significant investment and extensive political and corporate support.

We're committed to delivering outstanding outcomes for children and young people. In our vibrant community, you'll have the opportunity to engage directly with children, young people, and families, forming meaningful relationships that truly matter. Whether you're working with a diverse range of needs, including complex cases, or honing your skills and practice, you'll find a place where your influence counts.

At B&NES, social workers play a pivotal role in shaping our approach. Your input, energy, and determination are invaluable as we develop and embed systemic, trauma-informed ways of working. We pride ourselves on being a values-driven service, where you have the freedom to fulfil the true purpose of your profession.

Join us on this journey if you're driven by a passion for social work, a desire to make a tangible difference, and a commitment to improving lives. We can't wait to welcome you aboard.

Here's what you can expect when you join us:

  • Managed caseloads
  • Regular one-to-one supervision
  • Weekly group reflective supervision to foster thoughtful and creative practice
  • Monthly Peer Circles for strong relationships and support among social workers
  • Extensive training opportunities, including culturally sensitive practice workshops and systemic practice training delivered by experts

Find out more about working in our Childrens team

Fostering Families

Our practice

Using therapy with families

Working differently

The team

Career journeys

For more information about working in Childrens Social Care please contact our Heads of Service:

Elliot Davis – Head of Service (Care Outcomes) 01225 477934

Dave Wells – Head of Service (Safeguarding Outcomes) 01225 396907

Fostering at B&NES

Want to learn about Fostering at Bath & North East Somerset Council? Click here to visit our Fostering website.

Come and be part of a team where your dedication and skills can truly shine. Apply now and be part of our mission to create brighter futures for children and families in Bath and North East Somerset.