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Portman Recruitment

Social Work & Care Sector Agency

Portman Recruitment

An independent recruitment consultancy that specialises in the social work and care sectors. Working with qualified professionals, we continuously and successfully match candidates with their ideal work placements throughout the UK. We pride ourselves in our ability to make our workers feel a part of our team. 

Careers in Social Care Sector

Portman cares and supports you in whatever roles you choose. We provide you with support, career guidance and match your specific skills to the most suitable roles, in your ideal locations.

We have hundreds of jobs in social care available. 

We want you to enjoy your job and feel that you are making a difference to those you support on a daily basis, safe in the knowledge, we are right behind you with the support you need from your chosen agency. 

From the moment you apply for a job through Portman Recruitment, we will guide you every step of the way to ensure a smooth process. Your needs come first because Portman Cares. 

Portman Recruitment

An independent recruitment consultancy that specialises in the social work and care sectors. Working with qualified professionals, we continuously and successfully match candidates with their ideal work placements throughout the UK. We pride ourselves in our ability to make our workers feel a part of our team. 

" We want to make the lives of our candidates as simple and secure as possible "

We want those who take positions through Portman to feel they are part of a team that listens to them, assigns them to roles they will enjoy, and at the contract end, trust us to find them another suitable placement.

We strive to match candidates and clients to suit both parties and support our social workers and care staff throughout their careers, with catch-ups and regular visits. 

Portman Recruitment pays wages in full and on time, through our own in-house PAYE scheme or a suitable umbrella company.

The positive feedback we receive from our contract workers is a testament to the high standard of service we deliver. 

We’ve always got exciting new job roles coming into our offices. These roles are varied and have competitive pay rates meaning they are perfect for all sorts of social workers. Whether you’re looking for career progression or want to build on previous experience we have a fantastic opportunity for you!

For a full list of our latest jobs be sure to visit our dedicated page. If you don’t find what you’re looking for there, don’t worry! Simply, get in touch with our team here at Portman Recruitment, who will be able to assist you and talk through some other roles that might be available but unlisted.

We have built up strong relationships with and are widely used by a range of councils and private companies across the UK, providing them with the highest quality and talented social work professionals. Our expertise within this industry not only ensures the best match between client and candidate but gives us the best possible understanding of the requirements and challenges that each role we offer entails.

The professionals registered with Portman have extensive experience within both children and adults services. We thoroughly vet all clients and candidates to ensure the quality, safety and welfare of everyone involved.

Although we are based in the great city of Manchester, we work with councils up and down the UK so if you’re not based in the North West that is no problem, we’re sure to have a new role for you somewhere more local to you.

Start here, view details of our primary councils in Greater Manchester and the areas close by and also explore other councils, that will be nearer to you if you are based outside the North West. 

We take pride in our talented professional recruitment team. They always do their utmost to provide the high level of support that we feel all of our workers not only require, but deserve. 

Our team have all been specially selected for their talents. Each one has extensive experience in agency work and helping to secure good jobs for agency workers. They also have lots of other, complimentary, experience which gives them a very broad base of knowledge with which to help and assist our agency workers.  So, whoever you speak to or whoever becomes your dedicated consultant, you can rest easy knowing they are all equally as talented and as passionate about helping you as you are in your own specialist area.

Having previously worked as a social worker Chrissy, with the help of the team at Portman Recruitment, recently gained a well-deserved promotion to a team manager at her local authority!

“Portman always keeps me up to date with any changes, they make regular contact to ensure things are going well in my role. If I encounter any issues the team are great at resolving things quickly. The consultants are very knowledgeable, approachable and professional.” Chrissy said when asked how the team have helped them.

We’re so happy to see Chrissy get this promotion, grow her management experience and are glad that we were able to play a part in her career progression! And the best thing? Chrissy is just one of many people that we help get promotions at their local authority. Who knows, the next one could be you!

Here at Portman Recruitment, we are passionate about finding the best and brightest social workers and placing them in roles where they can make a real difference in their local authority. Seeing that happen and knowing that the most vulnerable are being given the best possible care is incredible. Despite these difficult times that we are currently living through we still believe that the talent is out there, eager to help. That’s why we have set up a fantastic referral scheme where you could earn £250 if the person you referred is successfully placed in a role within 3 months of your referral! So, if you think you know a person in the industry that would be a perfect applicant, get in touch with our team.

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