About the Academy
There has never been a better time to join the Children’s Social Care in Oldham and take the next step in your career through our Social Work Academy.
Oldham is a place of diversity where people from all cultures play, learn and work together. We’re a town that has challenging inequalities so we’re looking for people to come and join us who, at their core, have the desire to make a real difference for children and families.
Children’s Social Work can be a demanding career choice, but here in Oldham we are looking for individuals with a passion to make a difference to Children’s and Families lives. In return, we will offer you a diverse range of work opportunities with constant wraparound support and development, making Oldham the best place to develop your Social Work career.
The Academy is built around five principles:
- Enabling the best in social work practice
- Investing in high quality learning and development programmes and resources
- Recognising and rewarding success and challenging improvement
- Supporting mental health and wellbeing
- Promoting diversity and inclusion
With clear progression pathways from Student Social Worker to senior management, you’ll receive access to high quality learning and development opportunities as well as a competitive salary and benefits package. This is all embedded in a culture of high support alongside respectful mutual challenge to help sharpen your skills and achieve our vision for excellence.