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Careers in children's social work

What we do

‘Connected Practice’ underpins all the work we do in children’s social work at East Sussex. This means building and maintaining strong relationships with children, young people, and vulnerable families well as with our colleagues and other professionals across the county.

We offer an outstanding environment for social work professionals to thrive in their careers. In your team you will be welcomed from day one and will receive ongoing encouragement and support from your manager and colleagues.

Career progression and development is incredibly important to us, which is why we have a dedicated Social Work Education Team (SWET) to help tailor development to each social worker.

- Choose a career in Children's Social Work

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Latest jobs in children's social care

Check our latest jobs working in children's social care, or sign up to email alerts if there are no current vacancies.

Keyworker Talking With Child

Your application

Writing job applications can be time consuming. This is why we have streamlined the process to help you as much as possible.

All you have to do is provide the basics and send us your CV today.

Once we have these, we move fast and if successful, you can expect to be interviewed almost straight away.

Equality and diversity

We are truly committed to ensuring our workforce represents the rich diversity of our communities.

We are taking real steps in this direction and have a fantastic equality strategy and action plan in place. These are helping us pave the way to becoming a more equal and diverse place to work.

Two Keyworkers
Laura, social worker, smiling

I think being a Social Worker is amazing, it’s not easy, but it’s the best job I’ve ever done. I love doing it, I love meeting children, I love meeting families and I think that if you’re interested in it, and if you feel like you’ve got the energy and enthusiasm, you can absolutely make changes.

Laura, Senior Social Worker