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Passionate about improving children's life chances? Join us to ensure that every Devon child, no matter where they live, receives the same quality service.

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.

Read more about developing a career in children’s social care

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

Why I enjoy working for Devon

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