Benefits 2019-01-21T09:56:37+00:00


What can you expect in return for your hard work? We know your focus is on providing the best possible service to those you work with, and we’ve put in place all the support you need to deliver; we keep workloads manageable, we welcome flexible working and we’re recognised for the opportunities we provide for career development, training and secondment.

Beyond that, we’ve put together a comprehensive benefits package to reward you for your efforts.

Professional Development

Professional development proactively encouraged and supported. Our CPD Offer

Competitive Salaries

Annual salary increments (subject to limits) and pay increase in accordance with agreed national figures

Relocation Packages

Relocation support up to £8,000

Flexible Working

Flexi-time, job-share, part-time hours, and in some instances, home working

Social Worker Parking

Access to on site parking for front line social workers

Holiday Entitlement

Generous holiday entitlement, flexi-leave and option to purchase additional leave

Avon Pension Fund

Contributory CARE scheme, with no administration costs. Further details can be found here

Staff Benefits – My Lifestyle Scheme

Save money on everyday purchases, childcare and cycle purchase programmes. Further information

HCPC registration fees paid

South Gloucestershire Council fully reimburse your HCPC registration and renewal fees

Commuting Costs and Vehicle Loans

Low interest rates for cars and interest free bicycle and bus pass loans

Our staff say...

We’re encouraged to ask questions about ‘how we do things’ – there’s a genuine openness to creativity and innovation.

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What really comes across is how managers really understand your cases. Everyone from the team managers right up to the head of service are social workers.

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We’re busy but have realistic caseloads. We’re given the time and resources to think creatively about the best options for individuals.

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There’s such a broad range of training available it’s like having your own fruit tree with an endless supply of apples, oranges, pears and plums!

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The training on offer is fantastic, but more than that, I’ve found that there’s a genuine interest in individuals

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When I go to work, I know that I am making a real, long-term difference and I’m not being asked to cover over issues with a sticking plaster.

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