Thriving on support

Supported social workers, supported clients

We know how tough a job social work can be. And at Norfolk County Council, we want to support you to do the best job you can, in as supportive an environment as possible. Our experienced senior managers are here to help you with tough decisions, to back you up and to provide help when you need it.

Find out how Ian made the transition from qualified electrician to qualified Social Worker thanks to the support on offer from our team:

Living Well. Changing Lives

It’s not just our clients who benefit from our support. Join us at Norfolk County Council, and this is the kind of support you can expect to receive:

  • Departmental induction program for new starters to welcome you into the organisation
  • A bespoke in-depth six-month induction programme for experienced Social Workers to support you to settle into your new role
  • An excellent Newly Qualified Social Worker programme with dedicated support from our NIPE team in your first year. This includes both case management guidance and reflective practice with an assigned assessor, along with your line manager to help you develop and consolidate your learning
  • Clear career pathways and excellent development opportunities to support your career progression for all Social Workers
  • A wide range of policy and guidance to help inform your practice with quick reference guides to support you day to day, and full policies at your fingertips, covering different aspects of Social Care
  • Managers and senior leaders who are there to support you with any tough decisions you have to make
  • Senior Leadership Team and Executive Director who are accessible to you, holding regular information sessions on the latest updates, with the opportunity to ask questions about what’s important to you

Find out what vacancies we have available on our various teams, and apply today. Or if you’d like to ask questions and find out more, drop us a line. We’d love to talk to you.