Salford City Council

Salford City Council

Social Work Job Vacancies in Salford

Salford City Council covers the area from the very heart of Manchester City Centre all the way to Irlam and Cadishead in the west and Walkden and Little Hulton in the north. With such a diverse area to cover, Salford City Council is an engaging and interesting place to work for many of our candidates placed in this area. With the culture hub of the Lowry Theatre and business hub of MediaCityUK under the wing of Salford City Council, there’s certainly no shortage of things to see and do in the area. All this, as well as plenty of new housing developments, businesses and residents mean that Salford is fast becoming one of the best up-and-coming areas in the North West.

All About Salford City Council

Salford City Council covers both urban and rural areas, and with a population of over 250,000 people, it has 59 councillors across 20 wards, as well as the elected Mayor of Salford City. With such a varied constituency and area to cover, Salford City Council is always changing and adapting to best serve its lively community.

Salford City Council offers its residents many different services, including vital social work initiatives such as:

Salford City Council also provides local residents with many other vital day-to-day services, including:

Types Of Social Work Roles Available At Salford City Council

As a large council with a very varied constituency, Salford City Council regularly advertises positions in a wide variety of social work teams and disciplines, making positions in Salford City Council popular for many different social workers and specialisms.

Our current roles include Senior Social Work Practitioners in the Domestic Abuse Team/Child Protection – Working With Children & Families.

To see the full range of positions available in Salford City Council, please click here.

Why Salford City Council Is A Great Place To Be A Social Worker

Salford City Council’s working environment is friendly and welcoming and our candidates are able to work flexibly in their roles. Our candidates at Salford City Council also have a lot of space for growth and progression in their roles due to the varied nature of the communities they serve.

Our Relationship With Salford City Council

The team at Portman Recruitment are passionate about helping social work candidates find the perfect role for them in a supportive environment that allows them to use their skills to the best of their ability. When positions become available in Salford City Council or any of the other councils we work with across the UK, we are able to find relevant CV’s in our large bank of candidates and assist them with the upcoming process. Then, for the candidates with chosen CVs, we’ll set up an interview between the candidate and the council.

The interview process is a great way to get to know the council and authority you might be moving into, and our team will be able to support you throughout. After every interview, you as our candidate has, your personal recruitment consultant following up with both you and with the council, to ensure you get in-depth feedback from every interview that you can really use. If you’re successful, we’ll liaise with the council to arrange your start date and send you a welcome pack with everything you need to know!

Once settled in, you’ll still always be able to chat to your dedicated consultant if you need help with any issues or answers to your questions. We can also advise you on your next steps if things aren’t working out, and do whatever we can to make sure you have a positive experience.

“My experience with Portman so far has been fantastic. Would recommend to anyone.” – Charlotte

Contact our experienced team of friendly recruitment consultants on 0161 327 0936 today to find out how we can help you make your next career move with Salford City Council.

Frequently Asked Questions

Salford City Council are looking for social workers with 2 or 3 years experience in the social work industry. This level of experience is a good indicator that the candidate has seen and done it all in the industry. However, during times of high demand some authorities will be looking for candidates with 12 months experience, while not the ideal 2 or 3 years experience, a year is still considered sufficient.

City Councils operate 35 hours per week contract and 40p per mile business mileage.

If you’re not happy with your current work assignment then please call us. It’s as simple as that. If it’s day 1 or day 101 we want to hear from you if you have a problem. We want to hear because a) we care and want what is best for you and b) we want to help come up with a solution to ensure that you’re happy with your role. Our dedicated consultants build strong working relationships and take your problems personally. Portman Recruitment is just a phone call away.

Since day one, Portman Recruitment was created to offer an above and beyond service for their social workers and their clients. This commitment and ethos enable us to stand out from our competitors because we know we’ll always go one step further than our competitors. From CV writing and interview techniques to more palliative support like phone calls and advice on anything related to their social work role. We’re just a call away and if that isn’t answered we’ll endeavour to get back to you that same day.

Here at Portman Recruitment, we are proud of the level of service that we offer. From the moment our social workers walk through the door they see how different we really are. We’re understanding, empathetic and genuinely care about our social workers. In our minds, the contractor always comes first and once they’re placed in a role we will endeavour to be in touch with them to help smooth out any issues. Plenty of social workers that have left us for more permanent roles will get in touch with us to check-in. We treat everyone like a part of our family and all enjoy meals out together and regularly visit social workers.

Social workers working with Portman Recruitment for Manchester City Council are paid weekly via their requested payroll company. We also operate an in-house PAYE scheme should someone want to use that to ensure they’re never out of pocket.

Our honest, transparent and caring way of working is something that is regularly commented on by our clients – its a level of service that is unlike many others. Our dedicated recruitment specialists respect the role of social workers in our society and understand the difficult and challenging problems they can face on a daily basis. You’re not just a number or someone who is filling a space. You’re a person. An individual social worker who deserves the best in practical and emotional help.

Working for Salford City Council is something you may choose for a number of reasons, but most often location and working within an area of familiarity is the primary reason. If you are considering working here and need advise, talk to one of our recruitment consultants about career opportunities.

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