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Tameside Childrens Services


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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 are investing significant resources to enable us to build 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
  • Provide 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 were judged as inadequate in 2016, however Ofsted now recognise that we have taken the key steps to drive rapid improvement with new leadership, an improvement plan and massively increased resources which have strengthened our teams and reduced social workers’ caseloads.  So now is the time to come and be part of making a real difference as we build on our existing strengths to accelerate the momentum of our improvement.

Why work for us? 

  • Supportive teams and a great, friendly working environment
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Social Work teams centrally located together
  • A high standard of professional supervision and a focus on supporting professional development
  • Development and implementation of the ‘Signs of Safety’ casework practice model
  • Manageable caseloads to enable reflective practice


Further great reasons to work in Tameside
Tameside is a forward-looking borough to the east of Greater Manchester, an area leading the way in regional devolution. Tameside Council – LGC Council of Year 2016 – is at the forefront of redefining public services.

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! 
And it’s not just us saying Tameside is a great place to live and work. Click here to see what the Manchester Evening News has to say.
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