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:
- Safeguarding services for both adults and children: These services and processes are in place to protect vulnerable adults and children from neglect and abuse, as well as tackling radicalisation among vulnerable people. The Salford Safeguarding Children Partnership focuses specifically on safeguarding children in the Salford City area.
- Adoption services: Salford City Council’s adoption services allows potential adoptive parents to get all the relevant information about the adoption process and what this commitment entails. It also allows adoptive parents to access help and support throughout and after the adoption process.
- Fostering services: Foster For Salford is the local body that helps potential and current foster parents by offering information, advice and support throughout the fostering process. They also provide training for foster carers and dedicated social workers for each child and foster family.
Salford City Council also provides local residents with many other vital day-to-day services, including:
- Recycling and waste disposal services.
- Schools and lifelong education services.
- Transport services and road maintenance.
- Help and support with jobs, skills and work.
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.