Our journey so far

Our journey so far

In July 2015 Sunderland children’s services were placed under ‘Direction’ by the Department for Education (DfE). Sunderland Council and the DfE then reached voluntary agreement to consider an alternative service model.

The development of Together for Children began following that decision and the Company was officially launched in April 2017.

As Together for Children we are making sustained improvements in the quality of our services.

In 2018 two of our children's homes were rated Outstanding by Ofsted, while our Fostering and Adoption services were rated as Good.

Click here to see our job opportunities and see how you can help us continue our improvement journey, in particular we're looking for experienced children’s social workers. See all of our current vacancies at North East Jobs.

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Social Workers/Senior Social Workers - Locality Safeguarding Teams (Various Locations)...

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