City of Wolverhampton Council

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We need YOU to help us make a difference to the lives of children and young people in Wolverhampton. We're transforming our city and need new social work professionals to propel us to the next level. So if you're dynamic, highly skilled and looking to broaden your career horizons, we'd like to hear from you. Please take a look at our vacancies now.

We're transforming our city and need new social work professionals to propel us to the next level.

Our latest opportunities

For social work professionals

Social Workers

Looked After Children and Children in Need / Child Protection Teams
Salary £34,538 - £39,177

Closing date: June 11, 2017
Job reference: WLV000001650

Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Then join the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Children’s Services. We take great pride in the work we do and place children and families at the heart of every decision we make. We are looking for individuals who share our passion to meet the needs of our children and families.

We have remodelled the way we deliver social work services and invite suitably experienced and qualified applications for Social Worker positions in our:

  • Children in Need/ Child Protection teams
  • Transitions Team (14+ Leaving Care)
  • Looked After Children Team
  • Adoption Team
  • Fostering Team
You will have:
  • A strong commitment to working directly with children and families to ensure that their voices are heard and their needs are met
  • The ability to be able to work with colleagues and deliver evidence-based approaches within your practice
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organisation skills
  • The ability to work with partners and other agencies
  • Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) registration
As part of the interview process, candidates will be required to undertake:
  • A Service User panel interview
  • A written exercise
  • A panel interview

Service User panel interviews will take place on June 24, 2017.
Panel interviews will be held on July 10 and 11, 2017.

Previously unsuccessful candidates need not apply.

Newly Qualified Social Workers

Salary £27,668 - £31,601

Closing date: June 11, 2017
Job reference: WLV000001649

Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Then join the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Children’s Services. We take great pride in the work we do and place children and families at the heart of every decision we make. We are looking for individuals who share our passion to meet the needs of our children and families.

We have remodelled the way we deliver social work services and invite suitably experienced and qualified applications for Newly Qualified Social Worker positions in our:

  • Children in Need / Child Protection teams
  • Transitions Team (14+ Leaving Care)
  • Looked After Children Team
  • Adoption Team
  • Fostering Team.
You will have:
  • A strong commitment to working directly with children and families to ensure that their voices are heard and their needs are met
  • The ability to be able to work with colleagues and deliver evidence-based approaches within your practice
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organisation skills
  • The ability to work with partners and other agencies
  • Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) registration
As part of the interview process, candidates will be required to undertake:
  • A Service User panel interview
  • A written exercise
  • A panel interview

Service User panel interviews will take place on June 24, 2017.
Panel interviews will be held on July 10 and 11, 2017.

Previously unsuccessful candidates need not apply.

Further information

For further information on these posts please contact:

All these posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.