Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council Click to enlarge

Tameside is a vibrant and forward-looking borough close to Manchester.

Named after the River Tame, which flows through the borough, Tameside includes the towns of Ashton-under-Lyne, Audenshaw, Denton, Droylsden, Dukinfield, Hyde, Mossley and Stalybridge, plus parts of Longdendale.

With excellent public transport links Manchester city centre is very short train, tram, or bus ride away. If you’re keen to get outdoors and explore, stunning countryside escapes are only a short drive away, this includes the beauties of the Peak District too!

Now is the right time to come and work in Tameside’s Social Care Services.

Listening to residents, partnering with each other, and embracing new ideas means careers here are fast-paced and fulfilling.

We pride ourselves on living by our STRIVE values of

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Our values underpin our practice and behaviours and are at the heart of everything that we do. How we do things are just as important as what we do.

We recognise that our people drive our success.

Social work can be challenging but rewarding job and we are looking for passionate and driven social workers to join us.

We want you to be part of our ambition to provide outstanding support. Our driven and passionate Social Workers allow us to support our young children and families to have the best start in life and ensure our adults can live well at home.

We provide flexible working for greater work-life balance with a 36-hour working week and a minimum of 27 days annual leave. Our family friendly policies include maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.

A competitive salary offers professional pay grades that increase with your continued professional development.  Social Worker pay starts from £35,411 to £40,478 (with a professional bar at SCP 31 £37,261, progression through the bar is subject to meeting the professional grade development scheme criteria)

You will also join supportive teams and a friendly work environment. There will always be the opportunity to develop, grow and meet your career aspirations with a high standard of professional supervision.

Find out more about working in..

Tameside Children’s Services at www.tameside.gov.uk/childrensocialcarejobs

Tameside Adult Services at  www.tameside.gov.uk/adultssocialcarejobs

Visit our website www.tameside.gov.uk


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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

Compass Jobs Fair announces a new partnership with Westminster City Council and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea as London event Sponsor. 


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.