Develop your career in children’s social work at South Gloucestershire Council
At South Gloucestershire Council, we’ll support you at every moment.
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.
Following a significant new investment in our service, we are currently recruiting to a number of roles across our frontline Children’s Services team.
If you are, or have been, a children’s social worker and you want to help make a difference to vulnerable children’s lives – get in touch with our Recruitment Advisor, Joe Scrase, by sending an email to HRRecruitment@southglos.gov.uk.
Alternatively, if you have a specific team you are interested in, complete the online contact form.
Our grades and pay scales for vacant posts:
- Social Worker £32,020 – £34,723
- Advanced Social Worker £36,298 – £39,493
- Senior Social Worker £40,478 – £43,516
You must already have completed your ASYE if you qualified since 2012.
These posts attract a gross lump sum £3,000 ‘recruitment payment’ pro rata, offered to enable Social Workers who have already successfully completed their ASYE to join our permanent workforce. This is payable upon successful completion of your probationary period (after approximately 3-6 months) and is subject to eligibility criteria.
These posts are currently eligible for a market factor £3,000 ‘retention payment’, pro rata, payable in November annually to those with two years’ service with the council in Integrated Children’s Services in an eligible post, inclusive of any ASYE period.
We also provide up to £8,000 relocation package, flexible working and a suite of employee benefits including a generous annual leave entitlement, pension and Social Work England registration fees reimbursement.