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Experienced Social Workers, Social Work Managers and other roles

You’ll find lots of different roles here and we would absolutely encourage you to apply. We’re a friendly team and so perhaps give us a call about the job if you wish because we love to hear from new people!

Our Centre for Practice Excellence

Middlesbrough Council prioritises the professional development of its employees. The Children's Care Learning and Development Offer sets out training opportunities made available to staff to ensure they are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to do their job with confidence.

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success stories

A few words from our team

  • Xavier


    Apprentice and Care Experienced Young Person

    ​“Middlesbrough Children’s Services is a second family for young people who are in their care. They always go above and beyond to make sure the young person gets what they need and if not, they go out their way to fin...

  • Julie Pallent

    Julie Pallent

    Early Help Assistant Team Manager

    ​“I get to spend lots of time with my team and I love helping them to become more confident and skilled in how they work with children and families.”

  • Julie Davies

    Julie Davies

    Senior Social Work Practitioner

    ​“The best thing about my job is working with children, young people and their families and seeing the positive changes they are making with the support of myself and other professionals.”

  • Claire Berry

    Claire Berry

    Business Change Manager

    “I have worked with Middlesbrough Council for 12 years and I have never felt as refreshed and excited about my work and what’s to come as I do now.”​

  • Liz Walker

    Liz Walker

    School Readiness Support Worker

    ​​“If you’re passionate about working with children and their families and are looking to make a difference to their family life, Middlesbrough Children’s Services is the place to be.”