Work in children's social care

Apply for roles in children's social care

Join our family and be rewarded for your compassion and commitment to changing the lives of children and young people in Liverpool so they can enjoy the best possible quality of life and reach their full potential.

We are looking for experienced or newly qualified social workers who can help us provide a quality service for children and young people who are:

  • in need of help and protection
  • looked after by the local authority
  • going through care proceedings or have a plan for adoption.

We are dedicated to supporting practitioners with their professional development and to provide a career pathway with a structured support programme and training opportunities.

Current opportunities

We have opportunities for experienced or newly qualified social workers in the following areas:

Assessment service

This service is a dynamic city-wide service completing single assessments, including child protection. Working closely with MASH colleagues, there is a strong ethos of getting it right first time and keep children at the centre of what we do. You will benefit from a committed management team, regular supervision and innovative ways of working.  The team enjoys agile working, giving greater flexibility in the way we work

Safeguarding service

You will have a varied caseload ranging from Child in Need, child protection and court work.  You will be supported by a robust management team and have the opportunity to develop your skills and your career prospects.

Permanence service

You will be responsible for working with children from 0-17 years. Ensuring permanence for children and young people in stable placements will be your priority and you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure that the needs and aspirations of children are well understood and are promoted in all aspects of their lives.

How to apply

View all jobs in children's services and apply online on the LCC jobs website.