Recruitment during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: We continue to closely monitor the situation surrounding the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are following official guidance from the government and the advice given by Public Health England. We appreciate this is a worrying and uncertain time for individuals considering applying to us but we want to reassure you that we are still continuing to recruit, but are adapting our processes and timescales. Therefore, we will extend closing dates for current vacancies and all interviews will be completed remotely.

If your application is successful we will also work with you to ensure that your onboarding and induction will be right for you, professionally and personally, and that you are supported in every possible way.


Cafcass was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in early 2018, where they praised our continuous improvement against a backdrop of rising demand for our services. We at Cafcass are very proud of this achievement, as it validates the quality of the vital work we do in supporting vulnerable children.

We achieved this ‘Outstanding’ rating because we recruit and retain outstanding people, at all different levels in the organisation. It’s not only our Family Court Advisers (Social Workers) who work directly with the children and families, but also everyone in our business services and corporate functions. Everyone here plays their part!

At Cafcass we support our staff to achieve the most from their career. Your work will be varied but always child-centred. We also know you’ll want a healthy balance between work and your personal life. Cafcass offers a flexible working pattern and the technology to carry out your work at home, in the office, at court and, of course, with children and families.


Is Cafcass right for you?

  • Do you aim to be outstanding in your work?
  • Do you want to work for an employer that invests in its people to offer them growth and opportunity?
  • Do you want to work for an organisation that utilises technology to support its people to work flexibly and with autonomy?
  • Do you want to optimise your work life balance and work for an organisation that is committed to your health and wellbeing?

If you have answered “yes” to all the above, then not only would we like to find out more about you, but we hope you’ll spend some time finding out more about what it is like to work here and the opportunities to join us.



View, search and apply for our social work vacancies here

View, search and apply for our Business Services and corporate vacancies here


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