Thank you for expressing an interest in a career with Dorset Council’s children’s services.

We prioritise support, learning, development, and wellbeing across our workforce. We celebrate and share good practice and will give you the training and development you need to excel.

We are an Ofsted rated Good authority with Outstanding Leadership. We keep children and families at the heart of practice by working within our Practice Framework.

Within Dorset our focus is on working within communities and with multi-agency input, responding to the individual needs of the communities we work with and approaching families in a restorative and strengths-based approach.

We want children to be ambitious for their future. We have a great opportunity to innovate and drive forward sector leading work that ensures services are fit for the future.

We have a diverse range of job roles in Children's Services; you can support colleagues who work with Dorset children or support Dorset children directly.

If this sounds like a journey you want to be a part of, we would welcome your application.

Good luck and I hope to see you in one of our teams soon!

Theresa Levy, Executive Director for Children at Dorset Council

Theresa Leavy
Executive Director for Children
Dorset Council