Social work in Children and Young People's Services (CYP)

Social Work in CYP is a dynamic and adaptive service which aims to have safer, happier children and enables families to create sustainable change.

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Meet the social work teams in Children and Young People's Services

What do the teams in Children’s and Young People’s services in Suffolk look like?

Career path for children's services social workers

Learn more about career progression for social workers in Suffolk County Council.

Routes into Social Work

Whether you're already employed at Suffolk County Council or are looking to join us, find out more about the different pathways available to you in social work.

Contact the Children and Young People's Services

Contact CYP to find out more.

Newly qualified social worker (NQSW) support in Suffolk

We are proud of the programme of support that we provide to our newly qualified social workers in their first year of practice.

Signs of Safety (SOS) practice framework

Our children and young people's services adopted Signs of Safety as its practice framework in 2013.

Awards and nominations for children's services social workers

See the social work awards our council staff have won, been runner-up or shortlisted for.

Professional development for children's services social workers

Keeping up to date with continuing professional development and registration.