Our staff say 2019-01-21T09:56:43+00:00

Our staff say

Alice

We’re encouraged to ask questions about ‘how we do things’ – there’s a genuine openness to creativity and innovation.

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JP

My manager has always helped me to find the time to continue my learning

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Callum

As a newly qualified I feel I’m trusted to take charge of my work, but at the same time am fully supported – both developmentally and emotionally – with regular group supervision.

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Claire

I feel safe and reassured. My manager is knowledgeable and approachable, knows my cases and children and has my back.

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Paul

The council’s ambition was clear from my very first days in the job.

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Sarah

There’s a great team spirit, which I think is due in no small part to the relationships we have with our managers and service managers.

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Sonya

My priorities are straightforward. Doing all I can to ensure we are delivering high quality, child-centred practices, which ensure the best outcomes for children.

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Bonny

I felt really supported from day one. There’s a great team spirit and a culture where our skills, experience and expertise are recognised.

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Sam

I never feel like I’m on my own

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Wain

What really comes across is how managers really understand your cases. Everyone from the team managers right up to the head of service are social workers.

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Daniel

We’re busy but have realistic caseloads. We’re given the time and resources to think creatively about the best options for individuals.

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Dan

There’s such a broad range of training available it’s like having your own fruit tree with an endless supply of apples, oranges, pears and plums!

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Pete

The training on offer is fantastic, but more than that, I’ve found that there’s a genuine interest in individuals

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Kris

When I go to work, I know that I am making a real, long-term difference and I’m not being asked to cover over issues with a sticking plaster.

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