Join our children's social worker team

We want every child in the district to achieve their full potential. For them to be happy, healthy and safe. 

We’re an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ authority, with ‘Outstanding’ leadership. And we aspire to keep improving our offer by putting children and families at the heart of what we do. 

Our team is our greatest and strongest asset in delivering this. And we have created an environment for good social work to thrive.

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  • Find a role and apply

    Use our job site to find out what children's social care roles are available.
  • Why choose Wakefield?

    We know a happy and stable workforce is best placed to deliver the best outcomes for our children and young people. Explore why you should choose Wakefield for children’s social work.
  • Support and development

    We’re committed to continuous professional development. Learn how we will support you to deliver high-quality care.
  • About children's social work

    A career in children’s social work will be both challenging and rewarding. Find out more about children’s social work.
  • Take the next steps

    Ready to find out more about children’s social work at Wakefield?

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