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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.

  • 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!

  • Your next career move!

    • 10 Aug 2023
    • Lucy Hall at West Midlands Employers

    Are you currently in the public sector, but want a different experience in another department? Or are you currently in the private sector and want to make the move to Local Government? Find out our best advice to support you in changing careers.

  • 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!

  • 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...

  • Top Tips to Make the Most of a Careers Fair

    • 17 Mar 2023
    • Gabriella Howard at Opus People Solutions

    Gabriella Howard at Opus People Solutions explains how to make the of a careers fair - a great opportunity for you to meet with employers and find out more about potential roles.

  • Becky - Chief Commissioning Officer

    • 9 Mar 2023
    • Becky Hale

    Have you thought about what you could bring to local government? Read more to find out about Becky's roles and the impact she's had in Adult Social Care.

  • 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.

  • Jenny Jones - Deputy Superintendent Registrar

    • 23 Feb 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    Jenny has the privilege of serving her community every day on behalf of Warwickshire County Council. Find out more now!

  • Chris Ebberley - Member & Democratic Services Manager

    • 16 Feb 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    "It’s a great employer too. Learning, development and internal progression is very much valued." - Find out more about why Chris' employer is so great, and the career he's established there!