SHAPING OUR FUTURE TOGETHER
DUDLEY CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE
Welcome to our recruitment site for
children’s social care vacancies in Dudley
ASSESSMENT, SUPPORT AND PROTECTION
CHILDREN IN CARE AND PLACEMENT RESOURCES
SAFEGUARDING AND REVIEW SERVICE
Dudley is now
Eleanor Brazil, Children’s Social Care Commissioner
DfE August 2016
“Effective work by senior management and staff has led to improved responses to the needs of children
Ofsted December 2018
“Dudley is showing a firm commitment to drive improvements that will secure high quality children's services.”
DfE January 2018
“Dudley is “systematically and diligently addressing the actions in their improvement plan and this work is beginning to make a positive difference to children”
Ofsted 5 July 2017
Cabinet lead for children’s services, Dudley Council
Developing and investing in our children’s social care workforce is a key priority for Dudley Council.
In Dudley we are passionate about the wellbeing of our children, young people and families. Our vision is that Dudley borough is a place where children and young people thrive. Where each child gets a good start in life, where families are supported to be independent, responsible and successful and where the most vulnerable children are protected.
We recognise the importance of investing in our workforce and are committed to giving you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills through our learning and development offer provided by our innovative and Ofsted-recognised Centre for Professional Practice
If you want to be part of a forward thinking, dynamic children’s service, which cares for and actively supports its staff and really does want to work together with its workforce to change children and families lives for the better, then please do take a look at our current roles and vacancies on offer.
"WE WANT TO GIVE CHILDREN THE BEST START IN LIFE AND SUPPORT FAMILIES"
"I CAN HELP CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES FOR THE BETTER"
"HAVING A POSITIVE IMPACT ON CHILDREN IS FANTASTIC!"
Strategic Director for People, Dudley Council
Dudley is an ambitious local authority and a great place to develop your career. Our transformed children’s services put children’s needs at the very heart of all that we do and we are looking for passionate, dedicated and determined social workers to join new teams and help us deliver better outcomes for the children and families we serve.
Alongside our learning and development offer, through our Centre for Professional Practice, we have developed a career pathway for all social workers. Our well established programme supports not only newly qualified social workers but also invests in continuing professional development including through our membership of Research in Practice.
This offer is proving to be a progressive and exciting path for staff that is swiftly seeing performance improvements and innovations that are making big differences to our children, young people and families.
Our reshaped council and reshaped service offers a great opportunity for you to influence and develop as we accelerate the pace of change. We want the best people to travel with us and to reap the rewards along the way.
Take a look at our key successes.