Career path for Children and Young People Social Workers

Learn more about career progression for Social Workers in Suffolk County Council.

We believe Social Workers should have the opportunity to develop a rounded career. Therefore, we encourage people to move teams, to shadow and to undertake secondments to enhance their experience and develop their interests.

At every stage of your career at Suffolk County Council you will be given support and challenged – we want every Social Worker who joins us to enjoy a long and varied career here.

There are many different routes into Social Work that you could explore. These include apprenticeships, graduate schemes, trainee schemes and work experience.

Career progression for social workers

Find out more about each type of Social Worker and what they do.