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Children's Services

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Can you help build bright futures for children and young people in Southend on Sea?

We are ambitious for the children and young people in our city and that ambition starts with our people. If you join us you’ll get excellent support, a competitive salary, an engaging learning environment and opportunities to make a significant impact.

Southend is a place where we strongly believe that culture matters and no matter how well we are designed, we will only ever be as good as our staff. That’s why we have a family model and believe in supporting staff to reach their full potential.

One team, one heart, one Southend family.

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Welcome from our Team

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Why Southend?

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Pay and Benefits

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Your Social Work Career

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Training and Support

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Meet the Team

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Why choose Southend? Our Children’s Services Team

Some of our employees working in our Children’s Services Team explain what they like most about their roles and what they like about working in Southend-on-Sea.