Children’s social work 2019-01-24T12:28:12+00:00

Develop your career in children’s social work at South Gloucestershire Council

If you’re determined to be here for the children and families who need you, then we’re determined to be here for you, too.

At South Gloucestershire Council, we’ll support you at every moment. We’re absolutely focused on providing an excellent service; we keep workloads manageable, we welcome flexible working and we’re recognised for the opportunities we provide for career development, training and secondment. It’s not the managers who say this – it’s our colleagues; watch the video below to hear from some of them.

Our staff say...

My manager has always helped me to find the time to continue my learning

JP
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As a newly qualified I feel I’m trusted to take charge of my work, but at the same time am fully supported – both developmentally and emotionally – with regular group supervision.

Callum
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I feel safe and reassured. My manager is knowledgeable and approachable, knows my cases and children and has my back.

Claire
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The council’s ambition was clear from my very first days in the job.

Paul
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There’s a great team spirit, which I think is due in no small part to the relationships we have with our managers and service managers.

Sarah
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My priorities are straightforward. Doing all I can to ensure we are delivering high quality, child-centred practices, which ensure the best outcomes for children.

Sonya
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I felt really supported from day one. There’s a great team spirit and a culture where our skills, experience and expertise are recognised.

Bonny
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