Warrington Borough Council

Warrington Borough Council

Social Work Job Vacancies in Warrington

Also known as the ‘Gateway to the North’, Warrington has been welcoming visitors for over 2000 years, and with its promise of a fantastic time, it’s not hard to see why. Closeby to Liverpool and Manchester, as well as the Peak District, North Wales and the Lake District, Warrington offers much in the way of entertainment for any Warrington-based social worker. From the Golden Square Shopping Centre and Birchwood Shopping Centre which house all of your favourite brands through to the Pyramid and Parr Hall that regularly host a variety of music concerts and family-friendly – you’re certainly spoilt for choice. Along with the Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden and Warrington Museum & Art Gallery – which has a fantastic collection of artefacts from Egypt, Roman and Civil War times, Warrington is certainly an eclectic place to live and work as a social worker. If you’re a social worker looking to work in Warrington, then let us tell you all about the fantastic council, and why you would love to work as a social worker for them.

All About Warrington Borough Council

Warrington Borough Council is the local authority for Warrington. It comprises 58 councillors, which work between the 22 wards in Warrington. These wards include Appleton, Birchwood, Grappenhall, Great Sankey South and Orford, as well as Penketh and Cuerdley, Poplars and Hulme, Rixton and Woolston, Stockton Heath and Westbrook. Along with providing a great range of services to their constituents, their main goal is, ‘’to protect our residents and local environment and to help responsible businesses to thrive by providing a fair trading environment, and a balance between support and enforcement.’’

Warrington Borough Council Main Social Services Include:

Other key services Warrington Borough Council offers includes:

Types Of Social Work Roles Available At Warrington Borough Council

Warrington Borough Council provides social workers with a great range of roles to have their pick of, including working as part of an Integrated Intermediate Care Service team.

Our current social work roles in Warrington include:

  • Advanced Practitioner – Children In Need Team – Working With Children & Families
  • QSW Level 3 – Integrated Intermediate Care Service Team – Working With Adults

Along with roles in Duty and Assessment and Child Protection teams, we can help you find social work in Warrington that meets your needs. To learn more about our range of social worker jobs, please click here.

Why Warrington Borough Council Is A Great Place To Be A Social Worker

  • They have roles for all types of social workers, including those who want to work with children, families, the elderly and those dealing with mental health issues.
  • They have a true community spirit that cares for all of their social workers, and places trust in their recommendations and decisions.
  • They regulate their social workers to ensure they are providing their clients with the help and support they need, protecting them from harm and always ensuring their welfare and happiness.

Our Relationship With Warrington Borough Council

Warrington Borough Council and Portman Recruitment have a strong working relationship based on trust, because they trust us to provide them with high-quality candidates, and we trust them to offer our candidates the guidance and support they need to work beyond their potential. Whenever they are searching for a new social worker, they will send across available roles, and based on their requirements, we’ll send across suitable CVs. Should they be of interest, we’ll let the candidate know, and then set up an interview with Warrington Borough Council.

We guide our candidates throughout the process – with everything from interview practice and technique through to post-interview feedback and assignment support. Should a candidate be successful at the interview stage, we’ll arrange a start date and provide them with a useful welcome pack. This describes the assignment and provides contact details of their dedicated consultant. They’ll always be there to help, and so are we.

‘’Very promising start with Portman, they got me a job to suit my very specific needs pretty much instantly and have been great to work with so far as they take care of everything for you. Would definitely recommend them.’’ – Joanne

If you’d like to make Warrington Borough Council your place of work, then please give us a call today on 0161 327 0936 to learn more about who they are, who we are, and what we can do to make that wish a reality.

Frequently Asked Questions

Warrington Borough 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 Warrington Borough 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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