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Now is the right time to come and work in Tameside Children’s Services

  • We want you to be part of our ambition to be an outstanding service
  • We  have invested significant resources to enable us to continue building a quality service for children and families
  • We want you to join our workforce and be part of an organisation that cares for the wellbeing and life balance of its employees
  • We want you to experience strong and supportive leadership where you are engaged and actively included in our improvement journey
  • We want you to enjoy the experience of working alongside friendly and supportive staff


Professional Pay Grades

  • Pay that increases in line with your continued professional development
  • Provides you with the opportunity to develop new and specialist skills
  • Be involved in supporting the development of others within your profession
  • Being instrumental in the development and delivery of quality services

Supporting successful families

Children are at the very heart of what we do and we very much value our committed and passionate workforce that supports successful families and an engaged community. We want you to be part of our continuing journey and make a difference for Tameside children.

Our Social Worker Benefit Package 

  • At Tameside, we understand that work-life balance is really important, and we want to support our employees to find a balance that works for both the individual and the needs of the service, and so working flexibly is encouraged where possible, with many of our services operating a flexi-time scheme.  We also have a number of policies and procedures in place that support flexible working, including generous schemes covering a career break, maternity, paternity and adoption leave; and applications for formal flexible working arrangements are welcomed including compressed hours and working a 9 day fortnightly working pattern.
  • Effective induction programme, which includes no cases allocated during your first two weeks
  • Supportive teams and a great, friendly working environment
  • Fantastic peer support - Buddying & Mentoring
  • Social Work teams centrally located together
  • A high standard of professional supervision and a focus on supporting professional development
  • Manageable caseloads to enable reflective practice
  • Health & Wellbeing support
  • Free access to 200+ online training courses
  • Annual appraisal scheme
  • Comprehensive workforce development programme
  • Robust supervision model
  • ASYE practitioner forum
  • ASYE enrolment on University qualifying programme
  • Practice Educator Payment
  • We have adopted a trauma informed strength and relationship based approach as our practice framework. The principles which sit behind this approach are:

    • Conversation
    • Curiosity
    • Consideration
    • Courage
    • Collaboration

We strongly believe that children belong with people that they know, who love them and keep them safe within their networks. We expect all practitioners and managers to prioritise this value, and to help children have safe permanent relationships as a basic right.

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Further great reasons to work in Tameside

Tameside is a forward-looking borough to the east of Greater Manchester. It embraces nine towns each with its own identity and personality. The borough is an attractive place to live, combining a mix of urban and rural landscapes that include historic market towns, a canal network and industrial heritage areas.

The borough is vibrant and well connected with plenty to offer its residents, including:

  • Great schools and colleges.
  • Excellent public transport connections across the region.
  • Affordable housing in a range of urban and rural locations.
  • Stunning countryside all within a short train journey from Manchester city centre.
  • The peak district is only a short drive away too! 

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