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:
- Special educational needs and disability (SEND): Providing a range of support to children and young adults with special educational needs and disabilities, including help in schools.
- Warrington Safeguarding Partnership: Where those concerned about the welfare of children and young people can report abuse and ensure the individual gets the support they need.
- Private Fostering: The council ensures that private fostering situations are safe and suitable, and the action to take should it not be.
Other key services Warrington Borough Council offers includes:
- Bins, Waste and Recycling.
- Culture and Heritage.
- Planning and Building Control.
- Parks and Open Spaces.
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.