Social work professionals can find out more about some of the job opportunities available in Wolverhampton at a recruitment fair in Birmingham next month.

Representatives from the City of Wolverhampton Council's Adults and Children's Social Care services will be on hand to highlight current vacancies in the city at the annual Compass Jobs Fair, the largest social work and social care recruitment, retention and career development event in the UK, on Monday 18 March, 2024. 

People will be able to find out what it’s like working for the City of Wolverhampton Council including what career progression opportunities are available, while job hunters will be able to speak and ask direct questions to employees already working in Wolverhampton. 

In addition, Wolverhampton’s Principal Social Worker Jennifer Rogers will be hosting a seminar at the event, focusing on how trauma informed approaches can support effective social work.

Councillor Chris Burden, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, said: "Our social workers do an incredible job and, as a council, we do all we can to support them in their role, and that's why we believe Wolverhampton is the best place to do social work." 

Councillor Jasbir Jaspal, Cabinet Member for Adults and Wellbeing, added: “We are keen to hear from talented social care professionals who are looking for the opportunity to make a real difference to people and who want to join our fabulous teams, and we would also encourage them to join us at the seminar which is taking place during the event." 

The Compass Jobs Fair takes place at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre. For more information, please visit Compass Jobs Fair, Birmingham. Entry is free, but registration is required to attend. 

Anyone who cannot attend the Compass Jobs Fair but would like to know more about social work jobs available can visit Social Work in Wolverhampton or email