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  • Tommy - Changing careers to become a Social Worker

    • 10 Nov 2023
    • Frontline

    Tommy, a former public policy professional, found himself at a crossroads in his career. He wanted a deeper connection with the people affected by the policies he helped shape. The desire to understand the daily challenges faced by disadvantaged communities led him to embark on a remarkable journey into the world of social work by joining the Frontline programme.

  • How to become an Occupational Therapist (OT)

    • 10 Nov 2023

    WM ADASS and West Midlands Employers have developed a Local Authority Occupational Therapist (OT) Career Pathway highlighting careers across the specialism ...

  • WMJobs at the Stoke-on-Trent Job Fair

    • 24 Oct 2023
    • Rebecca Collins - West Midlands Employers Associate

    WMJobs joined forces with Stoke-on-Trent City Council on the 22nd of September 2023 at the Bet365 Stadium. Find out more about the day here!

  • The National Graduate Development Programme (NGDP)

    • 16 Oct 2023

    The National Graduate Development Programme (NGDP) is the Local Government Association’s (LGA) flagship national graduate programme for local government.

  • Pathways to Planning Graduate Scheme

    • 7 Oct 2023

    Pathways to Planning – the Local Government Association’s (LGAs) new scheme - equipping graduates to become the next generation of local government planners.

  • Social Work Apprenticeship Degree

    • 13 Sep 2023
    • Coventry City Council

    The routes to become a qualified Social Worker have increased over recent years - find out more about the Social Work Apprenticeship Degree from recent graduates in Coventry!

  • Paul - Street Scene Operative

    • 31 May 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    "I feel valued here and get to make a difference every day in my community." - Do you want a career where you valued every day? Find out more about Paul's career at Stafford Borough Council!

  • Rachel - Social Worker

    • 24 May 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    Do you know what a Social Worker does? Find out more from Rachel at Solihull!

  • Monica - Digital Adoption Training & Coordination Officer

    • 18 May 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    Find out more about Monica's role... you'll be surprised - it has nothing to do with adopting children!

  • Adrian Crowe - Park Ranger

    • 10 May 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    Being a Park Ranger at Solihull is nothing like being a Lone Ranger. Find out more what the team at Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council does...

  • Martin - Day Service Officer

    • 3 May 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    If you are looking for a rewarding job that makes a massive difference to the lives of adults with complex needs, then a career in a care service could be right for you. Find out more...

  • Tracey - Principal Educational Psychologist

    • 25 Apr 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    Interested in psychology? Want to work with children and young people but don’t want to become a teacher? Then you might be interested in Tracey's job!

  • Chris - Principal Solicitor

    • 17 Apr 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    Chris is the Principal Solicitor at Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. Find out more about his role here...

  • Laura - Leisure Centre Manager

    • 13 Apr 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    Laura is Leisure Centre Manager at South Staffordshire District Council. Find out more about her role here...

  • Louise - Senior Housing Occupational Therapist

    • 11 Apr 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    Louise is a Senior Housing Occupational Therapist at Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. Find out more about her role here...

  • Tahirah Khan Bond Officer – Homeless Team

    • 30 Mar 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    Tahirah is a Bond Officer – Homeless Team at Stoke-On-Trent City Council. Find out more about her role here...

  • Danielle - Social Worker

    • 20 Mar 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    Danielle is a Social Worker in the Exploitation Team at Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council. Find out more about her role here...

  • Harvey Bains - Estates Officer

    • 17 Mar 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    Harvey loves the variety in his role as an Estates Officer - find out more here...

  • Claire - Assistant Director of Public Health and Prevention

    • 8 Mar 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    I’m Claire and I’m part of the public health team in the county, where we aim to improve the health and wellbeing of the local population. It’s a broad role and covers a range of responsibilities, from the prevention and management of infectious diseases (like Covid-19), to ensuring good uptake of vaccines, promoting healthy lifestyle choices, and research and evaluation.

  • Nick – Frontline participant and newly qualified social worker

    • 28 Feb 2023
    • Frontline

    Nick Cook decided to change his career and pursue social work after being made redundant in his previous role. He shares why social work appealed to him and his experience of the Frontline programme so far.