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Come and join us - Let’s make a difference to people’s lives

Whether you are starting out in your career or have years of experience under your belt, Adult Social Work offers one of the most rewarding of careers and we have opportunities for you to join our amazing team.

Adult Social Workers are passionate about their roles and make a difference to people and families every single day. No two days are the same and the emotional reward is priceless.

You will encourage people to build on their strengths and recognise their uniqueness securing the outcomes they want out of life. If you are passionate about enabling people to remain independent and supporting them to live the best life possible, we want to hear from you.

We have a number of opportunities working at all levels of Social Work, from Social Care Officer right up to Experienced Social Worker across our range of services.

We have a range of opportunities across the service here: Bury Vacancies, To find out more about being a social worker in Bury and the services we provide, please see the video below.

What we can offer you

If you are looking to kick start a career in Adult Social Work or bring your experience to a rewarding role in Bury, we are committed to investing in you and your future. At Bury Council, you can expect:

  • £1500 payment to Social Care Officers, Social Workers and Social Work Managers. First payment after 12 months and second after 24 months
  • Payment of the annual £90 Social Work England registration fees
  • Practice Educator Payment of £1,000 per student taken on 100-day placement £700 per student taken on 70 day placement
  • Pay that increases in line with your continued professional development
  • Opportunities to develop new and specialist skills
  • Innovative training and development opportunities
  • Supportive integrated teams and a friendly working environment
  • High standard of professional supervision
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A range of attractive work/life balance policies in place together with a number of employee benefit and health and wellbeing offers including employee assistance programme
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days after 5 years
  • Employee discount scheme which provides discounts with local business within the borough as well as a cycle to work scheme and car lease scheme

If you have the drive to make a difference, we can offer the most rewarding of careers here at Bury Council. Both Bury Council as an employer, and Bury as a Borough of opportunity, have so much to offer.


Please be aware that the video features the previous councillor for health and wellbeing who has since been replaced by Cllr Tamoor Tariq.

How to get in touch

For an informal chat about opportunities to join the Adult Social Work team here in Bury, just email us at: - and we’ll get back to you to arrange an informal chat.

Please include in your email:

  • The level of post and the service or services you are interested in
  • Your contact telephone number
  • The best days or times to reach you

There’s no better time to join the team in Bury. Bury Council is committed to being a good employer and leading by example. In addition, Bury’s towns and communities are benefiting from the largest investment in a generation and we have the ambition to be one of the best boroughs in Britain in which to live, work and study.

Find out more about all Bury has to offer by using the ‘explore’ button on the Bury jobs page.