Children's social work careers in Nottinghamshire

Children’s social care provides a range of services for the most vulnerable children and young people in Nottinghamshire. We provide them and their families with the support and protection they need to be safe, secure, and to achieve their full potential. Find out more information below about how you can become a social worker in Nottinghamshire.

Our teams

Our dedicated and supportive teams put children at the centre of everything they do. We have a range of roles available meaning there is always the opportunity to progress and take on a new challenge

Find out more about our teams

Routes into social work

Social work is an incredibly rewarding career. Whether you have just completed your degree in social work or are looking for a career change, Nottinghamshire County Council has an opportunity for you.

Discover the various routes to working for us 

Newly qualified social workers

Our Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) for newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) is a crucial part of professional development. We work hard to deliver an ASYE programme which provides support and assessment to all of our NQSWs.

Find out more about our offer to NQSWs

Staff testimonials

There is no better way to find about social work than to hear from those who have experienced it. Hear from a variety of our current staff about why they work in social work and what makes Nottinghamshire county council a great place to work.

Hear from our staff

Teaching Partnership 

We are an integral part of the D2N2 Teaching Partnership

Made up of 10 local partners from across the social work sector, the Partnership works to improve and enhance the quality of training and research across the region.

Learn more about the D2N2 Teaching Partnership

Our strengths-based approach to practice

Nottinghamshire Children’s Services is committed to developing and embedding a strengths-based approach to working with each other, children, young people and families, and our partner agencies.

Discover more about our strengths-based approach