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About us

We work together to make a real difference to people’s lives by bringing people together, connecting them to services and helping them to be the best they can be. There’s so much happening in our thriving borough and your talent and skills will help us to make Barnsley the place of possibilities.

We’re a modern, inclusive, efficient, productive and high-performing council. We work closely with partners and our communities to improve and make a positive difference by delivering a high-quality service.

Join our team

We’re an award-winning team and one of the biggest employers in the borough, supporting around 243,000 people. We have a variety of roles from carers, social workers and teachers, to surveyors, accountants, HR specialists, refuse collectors, gardeners and more.

Join our friendly and welcoming team and you’ll benefit from flexibility, clear direction, and the encouragement and support you need to realise your ambitions. You’ll be part of our vision to make Barnsley the place of possibilities and help to make it a reality.

Your pay and rewards

We offer a competitive pay package and an excellent pension scheme, as well as flexible working that helps you adjust your hours or take time off when you need it - for a great work-life balance.

Our employees’ health and wellbeing is really important to us, so we have a range of rewards and benefits to support you.

About pay and rewards
Woman working from home

Join a great team

"There are so many great teams in Barnsley and it really is the people that make this job great.

The passion that everyone I've had the pleasure of working with is what really attracted me to a social work career in Barnsley."

- Ciaran (family support worker)

Ciaran - family support worker
Rebecca - social care team manager

Feel proud to help our residents

"I love working with people, every day brings new learning and challenges. There's nothing as rewarding as seeing a family or young person thrive. The sense of pride and achievement is so fulfilling.

It's a very warm and welcoming place to work - just like the town itself. I've been provided with great opportunities and the support I need to develop."

- Rebecca (social care team manager)

Proud to Care

Find out about working in Barnsley's invaluable care sector and start a rewarding career you can be proud of.

About Proud to Care

Children's social workers

Join us as a social worker and help create positive changes for families and children's lives.

About social worker roles

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