Careers at WP

Welcome to WillisPalmer’s careers page for all available head office vacancies.

Below will list any available office-based vacancies; if there are no vacancies listed, please check back later. If you have any questions or would like to request an update, please contact us at

WillisPalmer is a provider of professional social work and psychology services to local authorities and solicitors throughout the UK. We provide professionals to assist in cases of child neglect or abuse, adoption and fostering.

If you are a social worker, psychologist, therapist or forensic risk assessment expert – please visit working with WP instead, as our careers page is for internal staff only.

Referrals Manager in Colchester, Essex (office based)

Are you looking for a job that actually makes a difference?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing individual to fill the pivotal, varied and influential full-time role of Referrals Manager to join our team in Colchester, Essex.  You will be responsible for answering calls from local authorities and solicitors, taking detailed information about their requirements and matching the right professional with the role requested.  This requires a confident and professional approach.

Key responsibilities include the provision of information to customers on our range of services, the ability to identify and take advantage of other sales opportunities, making follow up calls to convert enquiries into sales and developing strong customer relationships.

The successful applicant will be confident on the telephone, have an organised and methodical approach, be a good team member, and have excellent administration skills with a high standard of written and verbal English.

A job with such responsibility isn’t for everyone but if you want to work for a well established, professional company and make a difference, please contact us at

Salary: £18,000 – £21,000 per annum, dependent upon experience

Closing date: 9th April 2018