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Benefits

At South Gloucestershire Council, we’ll support you at every moment. Because we don’t just care about the children and families we work with, we care about each and every talented social worker here, too.

That’s because we’re a positive, pro-active team, with supportive management who listen to ideas, and act on them – fast. We’re absolutely focused on providing an excellent service; we keep workloads manageable, we welcome flexible working and we’re recognised for the opportunities we provide for career development, training and secondment.

Professional Development

Professional development proactively encouraged and supported. Our CPD Offer

Career Advancement

Progress to advanced level, without having to wait for vacancies to open

Relocation Packages

Relocation support up to £8,000

£3,000 recruitment payment

For experienced social workers joining Front Door and Child Protection teams

Competitive Salaries

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

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

Commuting Costs and Vehicle Loans

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

Independent Counselling Service

Confidential counselling service outside of the council environment in an informal setting.