Opportunities at Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council is one of the largest employers in Suffolk. We offer a wide range of career opportunities for people from all backgrounds.

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Take a look at the following pages to learn more about opportunities at Suffolk County Council before clicking the button below to view vacancies on our job site.

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Find information about our:

  • Staff benefits
  • Values
  • Staff networks
  • Learning and development
  • Our aims and transformation programmes
  • Commitments to equality, diversity, inclusion, health, wellbeing and work-life balance.

Life at Suffolk County Council

 


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Looking for a meaningful career where you’ll be able to make a real difference to people’s lives every single day?

Opportunities and professional development if you'd like to work in adult social care, including:

  • Social Work
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Support Workers
  • Financial Information and Advice
  • Customer Service and Contact Centre
  • Business Management
  • Contracts and Service Development.

Working in Adult Social Care


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Learn about the different roles and careers working with children and young people and their families, including:

  • An interview with our Director or Children and Young People
  • Careers resources and more information about roles working with children and families
  • Links to search for jobs.

Working with Children and Families

 


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Our Suffolk Firefighter website, which includes:

  • How to apply for a wholetime or on-call firefighter role with Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service
  • Information about our recruitment and selection processes
  • FAQs, mythbusters and more information about working for Suffolk Fire and Rescue
  • Links to apply for current vacancies.

Working for Suffolk Fire and Rescue

 


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As part of being an "exemplar employer", Suffolk County Council launched an initiative called ‘Rising High in Suffolk’ in partnership with district and borough councils across Suffolk.

On these pages you can find out more about Rising High, including information about work experience placements, apprenticeships, internships, industrial placements, graduate traineeships and graduate interns within Schools.

Opportunities for Young People

 


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Suffolk County Council is committed to supporting the national agenda to increase apprenticeships and aims to provide high quality apprenticeship opportunities for people of all ages across a range of different jobs and careers.

On these pages you will find information for anyone looking for apprenticeship opportunities as well as guidance for employers and learning providers.

Apprenticeships

 

 


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Learn about routes into teaching for graduate or experienced teachers and who we need to inspire children in Suffolk, including:

  • Registration for the Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) pool
  • More information about teaching in Suffolk
  • Routes into teaching
  • Supply teaching
  • Moving to Suffolk
  • Links to find teaching jobs in Suffolk.

Teach Suffolk


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Information about temporary vacancies at Suffolk County Council and other Suffolk public sector organisations through Opus People Solutions, our temporary recruitment agency.

Temporary roles include:

  • business support/admin
  • social workers
  • health visitors
  • IT project manager
  • Plus more!

Temporary Vacancies


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In Suffolk we offer a supportive working environment with clear routes for progression so you can spend your social work career with us.

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Life at Suffolk County Council

We offer a fantastic working environment, great flexible working options, and the opportunity to improve the lives of Suffolk residents.

Working in adult social care

Opportunities and professional development if you'd like to work in adult social care.

Working with children and families

Learn about the different roles and careers working with children and young people and their families.

Working for Suffolk Fire and Rescue

How to apply for a wholetime or on-call firefighter role with Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Opportunities for young people

How young people can get work experience with us or start a career in the public sector through an apprenticeship, internship and graduate placement.

Apprenticeships

Information for anyone looking for apprenticeship opportunities as well as guidance for employers and learning providers.

Teach Suffolk

Learn about routes into teaching for graduate or experienced teachers and who we need to inspire children in Suffolk.

Temporary vacancies

Information about temporary vacancies at Suffolk County Council through Opus People Solutions, our temporary recruitment agency.

Social Work Suffolk

In Suffolk we offer a supportive working environment with clear routes for progression so you can spend your social work career with us.