Our roles

We are the largest employer of qualified social workers in England and as such we offer a range of career development opportunities.

This page is designed to give you useful information about the different roles we have available at Cafcass. We are a passionate bunch at Cafcass; passionate about achieving the best possible outcomes for children and families going through family court proceedings. Our dedicated staff members work each day towards this and we are delighted you are interested in joining us, whether that is now or in the future.

Have a look at the information below to find out more about the range of practice we have at Cafcass and about the different roles available.


Business Services Manager

As a Business Services Manager you contribute to the direction of business services nationally through working to define administrative practices that support effective operations and […]

Business Services Officer

As a Business Services Officer you will support the progress of cases from receipt to closure. You will carry out administrative duties for local operational teams, […]

Business Services Team Leader

Business Services Team Leaders manage and develop small teams of Business Services Officers. While undertaking many of the day-to-day duties of a Business Services Officer to […]

Family Court Adviser

As a Family Court Adviser – which is what we call our social workers – you will be working directly with vulnerable children and families, […]

Associate Family Court Adviser

Associate Family Court Advisers (self-employed social workers contracted by Cafcass) are an important branch of the Cafcass working community. They are commissioned by local Cafcass […]

Head of Practice

Our Heads of Practice provide inspirational leadership to our teams, ensuring the delivery of high quality services and practice across a geographical area. They are […]

Service Manager

As a Service Manager you will lead and manage a team of experienced practitioners. Your role will be to provide professional support, advice and supervision […]

Practice Supervisor

As a Practice Supervisor, you provide advanced social work-level services to children, families and courts by assessing and analysing court applications for any child protection […]

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