Working in social care

Social care professionals

Whether you are looking for a career change, thinking of returning to the social care sector, or starting your working life from school or college, there is a huge range of work opportunities in social care.

Working in social care is challenging and rewarding.

It is about making a positive difference to people's lives by contributing to their health, safety and wellbeing. Find out more about a social work career.

Note: Our jobs website and application process is administered by our partner organisation Hampshire County Council.

About careers in social care

Whether starting out, looking for change or returning to work, a range of opportunities awaits you.

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Children's social care jobs

Career paths exist throughout the organisation and work-based learning is an established culture.

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Current jobs and casual work

How to find current social work jobs and opportunities in Oxfordshire County Council.



Volunteers can give unpaid help to a community, a charity, local clubs or voluntary organisations.

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Working in social care.

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