3,425 children in receipt of a social work service
684 children in care
450 children subject to child protection plans
243 families supported by Devon’s Troubled Families Programme
Social work as a career in Devon
We consult closely with service users to develop effective systems and partnerships allowing us to deliver the right service at the right time improving outcomes and life chances for children and young people.
Here at Devon County Council we are proud of the high quality of our work with children, young people and their families. We are committed to:
Fulfilling children and young peoples’ mental, physical, social and emotional needs
Ensuring that children are the focus of our work and their voices must be central and heard in the work we do
Ensuring that outcomes meet the children's safeguarding needs
Careers in children and families
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Why I enjoy working for Devon
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