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We are part of the Pan-Dorset & Wiltshire Social Work Teaching Partnership with Bournemouth University, where a degree in social work is ranked number 1 in the 2021 Guardian League table. This degree blends a powerful combination of academic study with essential practical experience.

Dorset, where children thrive

Our work and the way we do it is shaped by our behaviours and our practice model.

Within Children's Services we work as One Team and our Dorset Academy is central to making sure you have everything you need to excel in your role.

Take a look to find out more about what's going on and how Dorset Council can help shape your career:

Apply for children's services and social care jobs

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Careers in Children’s Services

Name: Katie Honour, HR Business Partner
Email: katie.honour@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01305 221615
Full contact details for Careers in Children’s Services

Careers in Children's Social Work

Name: Paula Golding - Strategic Lead for Recruitment and Retention
Email: paula.golding@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01202 868237
Full contact details for Careers in Children's Social Work

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