Welcome to our new Social Care blog

We’re excited to be sharing our news with you and our regular updates will tell you more about what we love about working in Somerset social care.

We will keep you updated about upcoming events including our work with Community Care as well as colleague news across both Adults’ and Children’s services and our partners.

We’re proud to work in Somerset and we want you to know why you should come and join us and spread your wings in your career


  My name is Catherine O’Donnell, and I am one of five Housing Occupational Therapists working across Somerset. I qualified in my early 30s, and had my son just as I graduated, so was really grateful to Somerset County Council in taking me on part-time as a newly qualified Occupational Therapist eight months later..! The secondment opportunity came up seven years ago to work as a Housing Occupational Therapist, and I jumped at it, as I had always had anRead More