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 here.

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.

- 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.