Social Work Careers Guide: the North West

Thinking about working in the North West? This page lets you find out what it's like to work there, how the area is innovating in practice and find the latest job vacancies in the region.

Use the map below to find out essential information about each North West local authority area, from how many children and vulnerable adults are in care to average house prices.
Bright lights and job opportunities: Social Work in the North West
Bright lights and job opportunities: Social work in the North West High demand and great councils make the North West a region with plenty to offer social workers
How two projects are transforming social work in the North West
How two projects are transforming social work in the North West   Community Care finds out how two North West projects are rethinking adoption and home care services
Becoming the M&S of social care: How Oldham Council sought to overcome the budget pressure
Becoming the M&S of social care: How Oldham council sought to overcome the budget pressure Oldham’s adult social care director explains how budget cuts spawned a new vision for care in the borough
“I can be in the hills in five minutes and the centre of Manchester in 10″ Social workers explain what they love about working in the North West
‘I’m advancing my skills and having an input into the strategic development of the service’ Claire Lloyd, fostering and adoption adviser at Cumbria council, explains what attracted her to a management role

2 Responses to Social Work Careers Guide: the North West

  1. Janice Stenton March 20, 2014 at 8:52 am #

    Brilliant, very good information. Will you be doing the same for Yorkshire/West Yorkshire?

    • Kirsty McGregor
      Kirsty McGregor March 21, 2014 at 10:57 am #

      Hi Janice – yes, we will at some point in the future (I don’t have an exact date yet). It will be promoted on the site and in our daily/weekly emails. Thanks, Kirsty