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Tameside is a place that is passionate and committed to improving outcomes and creating a positive experience for individuals and families.

‘Our People Our Place Our Plan’ outlines our aims and aspirations for the area, its people and how we commit to work for everyone, every day.

Together we are committed to ensuring people lead long, fulfilling and healthy lives, we are dedicated to person centred and strength based practice, providing high quality health and social care support, protecting our most vulnerable and creating strong, supportive and self- sufficient communities.

It is an exciting time to join Tameside Council as we begin our plans to reform and redesign Adult Social Care and implement the intentions of The White Paper ‘People at the Heart of Care’.

  • We want you to be part of our ambition to be an outstanding service
  • We are on our exciting journey towards transformation and integration to build empowered communities for Adults and families
  • We want you to join our workforce and be part of an integrated organisation that cares for the wellbeing and life balance of its employees
  • We want you to experience strong and supportive leadership where you are engaged and actively included in our transformation journey
  • We want you to enjoy the experience of working alongside friendly and supportive colleagues

Achieving Positive Outcomes for Adults

The well-being of Adults is at the very heart of what we do and we value our committed and passionate workforce that achieves this by working in partnership with individuals, families and their communities. Our aim is to support people to live well at home and we do this by working in our integrated teams which include Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, GP’s and Voluntary Organisations.

We are proud of the quality of care services delivered by our Learning disability service, Reablement and Shared lives teams who have all achieved a “Good” rating from the Care Quality Commission. We have positive working relationships with all of our care providers in Tameside.

Together we are committed to ensuring all our residents lead long, fulfilling and healthy lives. We are committed to person centred and strength based practise, providing high quality health and social care services, protecting our most vulnerable and creating strong and supportive, self-sufficient communities.

Why work for us?

  • We have supportive integrated teams and a friendly working environment
  • There are flexible working opportunities and an emphasis on staff health and well-being
  • We provide a high standard of professional supervision and a focus on supporting professional development
  • We will support you to develop, grow and meet your career aspirations
  • You will have opportunities to be creative and innovative
  • We will fully involve you in changes that affect you and your practise
  • We listen, and act on your ideas and feedback

Professional Pay Grades

Pay that increases in line with your continued professional development
Provide you with the opportunity to develop new and specialist skills
Be involved in supporting the development of others within your profession
Being instrumental in the development and delivery of quality services

Want to find out more?

Click Here for our Social Care Job Opportunities

Click Here to see our Rewards and Benefits 

Further great reasons to work in Tameside

Tameside is a forward-looking borough to the east of Greater Manchester, an area leading the way in regional devolution. Tameside Council – LGC Council of Year 2016 – is at the forefront of redefining public services.

The borough is vibrant and well connected with plenty to offer its residents, including:

Great schools and colleges.
Excellent public transport connections across the region.
Affordable housing in a range of urban and rural locations.
Stunning countryside all within a short train journey from Manchester city centre.
The peak district is only a short drive away too!


Click on the video to find out direct from the team what it is like to work in Adults Services.