Working and living in Doncaster

Doncaster is the place to live, learn, work and play – and you could be a part of that! 

Set in the heart of the UK, Doncaster is a diverse ‘place of places’ with distinctive needs and aspirations across its local communities. With a thriving economy that has grown from a strong industrial heritage, a significant growing cultural and visitor offer, as well as excellent road and rail networks, it will also soon be one of the country’s newest cities. Doncaster is an exciting place to be and you could be here with us! 

At the heart of everything we do are our communities, children, young people and families. That is why we are committed to improving the wellbeing of everyone living within our borough through our Doncaster Delivering Together strategy. It is all about Thriving People, Places & Planet.

To help drive rapid improvement to support those who need our services the most, vulnerable children, young people, and families from across the borough, and to create greater integration of services, from the 1st of September children’s social care services have returned to the council.

We know that relationship-based practice is key to achieving the very best outcomes for children, young people and families. Essential to this is creating the right environment for social work practice to develop and thrive, which is why we are investing in our workforce, creating smaller teams with smaller caseloads.

Relocation support

You can also enjoy a number of benefits including:

  • A range of flexible working packages

  • Generous annual leave entitlements

  • An excellent pension scheme

  • Car parking permit scheme available within the town centre

  • Discounted leisure facilities

  • Possible relocation support up to the value of £7,400

Doncaster offers great opportunities. Discover how you can join us at this exciting time and make a real difference to the lives of children, young people, and families.

For more information about these benefits and jobs contact our HR team at

To find out more about our services visit
Doncaster Children's Services

For international candidates, registration with Social Work England is essential. Further information can be found on the SWE website.

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