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Welcome

What’s it like being a social worker in Devon? What are the challenges? The opportunities? Please spend a few minutes to watch our short film to see how we’re transforming social work and how we can help you to make a change, and a difference, here in Devon.

As a social worker at Devon we are committed to making sure you are supported personally and professionally, have the tools you need to do your job, and have access to a wide range of career opportunities and continuous professional development. You will find information on living and working in Devon on here and please email or call us on 01392 383293 if you want to find out more.

New opportunities to transition into Children’s Social Work

Are you a qualified Social worker?  Would you like to work in Children and Families teams?  Do you need to acquire some additional skills or experience in this field?

If this sounds like you, why not apply for our transition programme.  We are inviting applications from qualified social workers who have developed a good skill set through working in a social work field, but don’t have all the experience of working in a children’s social work setting. 

As part of your extended induction programme you will be supported through a number of initiatives such as:

  • Agreeing a learning plan for your 6 month transition programme
  • Regular supervision sessions
  • Support provided on an individual and  group basis
  • Mentoring   
  • A caseload which reflects your professional capability and development needs
  • Protected time to participate in learning and development activities
  • Opportunities to develop your practice capability

If you would like to be considered for this vacancy click on the link on our Job Vacancies page entitled Senior Social Worker transition into Children and Families Teams.  If you want more information, please email our Strategic Recruitment team.

Get in touch

We'd love to hear from you. Email our Strategic Recruitment team, with your question or comment, contact details and preferred method of communication and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.