Social work

Labor counselor job (responsible for professional development in social work) at Conseil de Wakefield

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to recruit a Labor Counselor within Wakefield Council’s Adult Social Care Service!

The post is a 6:30 p.m. job share vacancy which will be essential to developing and maintaining a consistent and high standard of practice in Wakefield and to achieving the priorities identified in our Adult Social Care Strategy.

Our Adult Social Care Strategy sets out how we will focus on our key priorities: ‘people and communities’, ‘a thriving workforce’, ‘joint care and support’ and ‘quality and efficiency”. These will allow us to help people live happier, healthier and more independent lives to ensure that people in our district can live safely in the place they call home, with people and the things they like.

To achieve this goal, we provide a positive learning and working environment, where people feel safe and supported and able to start and develop their careers. You will work closely with a number of stakeholders including team leaders, practitioners, trainers, colleagues from our Children’s Service and academics from the Leeds and Wakefield Social Work Education Partnership (LWSWTP), to maintain and develop our practical learning provision for social work. students and the Assessed and Support Year in Employment (ASYE) program.

In this position, you will play a key role in advising and supporting the delivery of an efficient and high quality service by managing the identification, design, development, commissioning, implementation, the delivery, evaluation and quality assurance of appropriate learning and development activities. to ensure legal and regulatory compliance.

If you have a background in learning and development, you may be the person to help us develop a thriving workforce for our department!

We offer a salary of £32,798 to £35,336 (FTE), including 30 days vacation (FTE), plus statutory holidays and many other benefits that make up our global employee package, such as:

  • A mid-career pension plan
  • Flexible working arrangements, including hybrid working
  • Benefits program such as discounted gym memberships, travel cards and discounts and offers in media and telecommunications, entertainment, health and recreation, services for your home, shopping , Food & Beverage and Vehicle Benefits
  • Access to occupational health, including health and welfare services
  • A comprehensive integration program, regular individual meetings and a strong commitment to your personal development

For further information on the position, please contact Rachael Jennings, [email protected]

Closing of applications on Sunday 4e September, with interviews taking place on 20e September 2022.

Want to know more?

If you would like to find out more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council, please do not hesitate to contact Rachael Jennings.

Tel: 07748 761593

Email: [email protected]

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Wakefield Council is fully committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are committed to protecting all children and vulnerable adults while promoting their well-being. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

Duty of fluidity

This position is subject to Duty of Fluency under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016. The post holder is required to demonstrate an appropriate level of proficiency in duty as outlined in the job specifications.


In accordance with the Council’s probation procedure, this post is subject to a probationary period of 6 months.


Having a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve helps us achieve the best results for everyone. We encourage applications from everyone and actively seek to ensure that everyone feels included in the workplace so that we can make the most of our differences.

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