Working with children, young people and families

See what career routes are available in Suffolk working in schools, childcare, community health, social work, adoption and fostering.

Find advice to help you plot your career pathway if you want to join or are already a member of the Children and Young People’s workforce. 

It focuses on careers that support the services provided by Suffolk County Council.

Career resources

Find a list of courses and qualifications for staff in Children’s and Young people's Workforce at Suffolk CPD Online

Contact the Workforce Development Team with any questions about working with children with additional needs.

Community Health

Job roles include health visitors and school nurses.

Early years and childcare

Social care and social work recruitment

Visit for information about working in social care with children and young people.

Published on YouTube - Sue Cook, Director for Children and Young People.

Working in social care

Adoption and fostering

Youth support

Working in schools

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