Rochdale Borough Council

Rochdale Borough Council Click to enlarge

​​​​​​​​​​​​​We are looking to recruit social workers with a mixture of experience and a genuine passion for working directly with children, young people and their families to improve outcomes across Rochdale. Read about the jobs available and apply online at Greater Jobs – Greater Manchester’s new public service jobs website.​


What ​you can expect​

- Supportive senior management and Council Members and the latest technology to support agile working, including a mobile phone and laptop.

- Comprehensive training, CPD and education programme including secondment opportunities across all Children’s Social Care services.

social worker with child

- Highly competitive salaries for all grades and clear career progression, including a support and mentoring programme to develop and promote managers.
- Manageable caseloads to allow time to effectively assess and reflect on cases and provide quality practice, ensuring better outcomes for children.
- Effective Early Help and MASS (Multi-Ag​ency Screening Service) team and an award-winning dedicated child sexual exploitation ​team (the Sunrise Team) with positive links and strong working relationships between key partner agencies.
- Reflective supervision policy in place, which sets out that this must be regular, reflective and include professional development as well as case management.
- Home/work life balance is a key priority to ensuring the wellbeing of staff within the council, allowing staff to be innovative with their time with facilities to work from home and other locations where necessary.

“Everyone is approachable and there is always someone around who you can seek advice and support from. This is the best part about Rochdale and is one of the main reasons I have stayed.”

Quotes from the front line​

“Really welcoming, supportive environment for starting your career in social work – lots of opportunities for learning and developing skills and knowledge.” ​

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