Working with children and young people - Overview

Working with children and young people is a rewarding, challenging and a fun career, with the potential to change lives for the better.

There are many opportunities to work full or part time with children across Bedfordshire in areas like:

  • fostering
  • childminding
  • pre-school/nursery/playgroups
  • playschemes/holiday clubs
  • children centres/residential childcare workers
  • family worker/social worker
  • schools workforce/extended Services
  • out of school club/breakfast club
  • youth club/youth worker

Children and early years job vacancies

Visit our online job vacancies for paid work and voluntary opportunities. 

Voluntary work is a great way to get started in a new career as you can gain experience and new skills.

We offer a confidential, impartial, and inclusive service. Contact the Recruitment team for advice: