Our Offer

What can you expect if you choose to join us?

Joining Suffolk County Council as a Social Worker provides the opportunity to Protect, Empower and Change the lives of those in our community and make a real difference to the people of Suffolk. 

This is a big task that will not always be easy however we have created an environment of support and development that will enable our Social Work staff to flourish. 
You will join a supportive team with regular supervision, a manageable caseload and balanced case allocation. We have a passionate senior management team providing clear leadership, support and guidance.
As well as all of this we have a clear career path for our Social Work staff and will provide the support that you require to follow the path that you choose.
The pages in this section will summarize the full offer that Suffolk County Council has to make to our Social Workers, detailing further employment benefits, Training and Support and Professional development so that we can support you to Protect, Empower and Change the lives of the people of Suffolk.

What our Social Workers have to say...

Social Worker Victoria Morphew
Victoria Morphew

“Working in Suffolk County Council you cross paths with lots of other professionals; everyone is really friendly and all want to build really good working relationships. You have a great network of contacts and support here.”

Social Worker Charnine De'ath
Charnine De'ath

“Our role is about getting people to see that there is something better out there for them and their children and that they are able to make the positive changes for themselves with the support of us and their family & friends - We empower families and give them the confidence to make changes”

Social Worker Tunde Oyeniyi
Tunde Oyeniyi

“I have been at Suffolk County Council almost 7 years and been ABE trained, completed a post qualifying specialist award in children and families with the University of East Anglia and have my Practice Educator award.”

Social Worker Jade McMurray
Jade McMurray

“There’s nothing better than when you’ve been able to make those changes and support a family along their journey and to have such a positive outcome, when you’re able to step back and let them do it for themselves.”

Social Worker Leon Gillings
Leon Gillings

“I chose social work because I liked the idea how helping people whilst also being accredited as a professional. I wanted a career that was meaningful, full of challenge and diversity and that I could be proud to be a part of.”

Social Worker Cheryl Robinson
Cheryl Robinson

"I am proud to be a Social Worker in Suffolk, making a real difference to Children and their families lives."