Innovation and initiatives to improve children’s lives are at the forefront of everything Blackpool Council does. We listen to children, respect their views and champion their rights. Our vision is entirely dictated by what our children and families want – to be happy, safe and healthy, living in a town they feel supported and listened to.
We are looking for talented and passionate individuals who want to succeed in helping us to achieve a better future for children and families. If you are a qualified social worker with at least one to two years experience, ready for a challenge and dedicated to help us achieve our ambitions – you could be the candidate we’re looking for!
Whether it’s a particular role you’ve spotted, or maybe you’d like to learn more about working in Blackpool – we’d love to meet you and answer any questions you may have. Join us at our informal virtual recruitment event and learn more. We look forward to seeing you there.
When it comes to taking care of our employees, we are proud to offer:
Supportive team structure and lower caseloads
Time for reflective supervision
Bespoke training and career development opportunities
Generous annual leave and mobile / flexible working
Range of parking options
Modern offices and IT equipment
Relocation package – up to £8,000
Local government pension scheme
Childcare vouchers, gym membership and much more
Blackpool Families Rock! Want to know more?…
Our recruitment event aims to give you a real insight into what it is really like to work for one of the UK’s most ambitious children’s social care teams.
You’ll be able to see how our Blackpool Families Rock restorative partnership practice principles, values, culture and working alongside our parents, children, young people and carers is supporting them to make changes and achieve great outcomes.
We know from our staff that you would need to feel assured that you and your own family are also equally important to us. Our Director of Children’s Services and Principal Social Worker will share how our post-Covid ways of working and benefits have developed so that your health and wellbeing are at the forefront.
There truly is nowhere else you will get quite the experience as you will in Blackpool – if you want to really make a difference in your social work career, look no further.