Halton Borough Council

Halton Borough Council Click to enlarge

Welc o me to Adult and Children’s Social Care in Halton

There has never been a better time to join Halton’s social care teams. We’re recruiting to a range of social work roles at every level, so whether you’re newly qualified, experienced or senior, we have a social work role for you, in one of our teams.

Our salaries are competitive and roles in our children’s teams come with a generous welcome payment up to 4000. Plus we will cover the costs of your enhanced DBS check and registration to Social Work England for a limited time.

Meet us

We’re looking forward to meeting you at the 2023 Social Work Show, find us at stand 13. Get to know our Adults and Children’s Practice Managers, Lisa and Kadie.

We’ll have team members on hand to get your job application started and even interview you for a role if applicable. 

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Our Adult Te ams

Complex Care Runcorn and Complex Care Widnes, Initial Assessment Team, Safeguarding team, Transition Team, Halton Integrated Care and Frailty Service, Hospital Teams (Warrington and Whiston)

Our Children’s Teams

ICART team; Duty and Assessment team; Child in Need team; Child in Care team; Fostering Team; Short Breaks Service for Children with Disabilities; Safeguarding Unit

Current Vacancies

Take a look at our Current Vacancies or click find out more about our adult or children’s social care serives.

Training and development

Halton is proud to have a culture of learning. There are a wide variety of training opportunities, we are keen to develop advanced practitioners and future leaders.

Halton offer a nurturing ASYE programme for newly qualified social workers which includes a protected caseload, dedicated time for study and additional reflective supervisions. Our Practice Manager for Social Work Professional Development will support you throughout the ASYE programme and beyond.

Ou r promise to you

We know that to be fully effective in your role that you need to have:

- Manageable caseloads

- Regular structured reflective supervision

- A tailored training programme to support your career goals

- Peer-to-peer support and learning

- A clear understanding of the strategic direction of the service

- The opportunity to be creative in your role

Getting here

Halton has excellent travel links to Liverpool, Manchester, Chester, and London. Travelling to and from the Borough is made easy by the modern network of roads, expressways and railways.

You can park at our council buildings and hubs for free. There is an essential car user allowance and a generous payment scheme for work related mileage.

Employee benefits

- Generous Annual Leave

- 26 days plus 8 bank holidays; increasing after 5 years *(pro rata for part time staff)

- Flexible and Agile Working

- Vary your start & finish times and work at different locations

- No Timesheets

- Your pay is already worked out in a salary and paid monthly

- Permanent contract

- For your assurance and continuity

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- A secure future retirement income

- Learning & Development

- Our supportive management team is intent on development of its workforce

- Park at any of our offices for free

- Employee Health initiatives

- Access to schemes geared towards looking after, managing and improving mental and physical health

- Car Leasing Scheme

- Inclusive of extra costs including insurance & maintenance

- Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work

- Employee discounts at a range of local & national businesses

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Meet our 2023 exhibitors at The Social Work Show

Meet our 2023 exhibitors at The Social Work Show

As we look forward to the Social Work Show 2023, to be held on 2nd October at the Hilton Deansgate in Manchester, we’re pleased to announce another excellent line up of exhibitors. 

New sponsor for Compass Jobs Fair London 2023

New sponsor for Compass Jobs Fair, London 2023

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Book your free ticket for The Social Work Show

The UK’s largest national conference and exhibition for social work professionals will return this autumn on 2 October 2023.