Social Worker – Permanent

This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            Adults Social Worker
  • Job Location:                     Cirencester
  • Salary:                               £36,648 – £38,223 per annum + relocation allowance of up to £8,000                                
  • Benefits:                            See our list of benefits!
  • Hours per Week:               37
  • Contract Type:                   Permanent 
  • Closing Date:                     11/08/2024 
  • Job Requisition Number:   8839 


Are you an experienced Social Worker? Then we would love to hear from you!


If you’re a qualified Social Worker in the UK and looking to move to Gloucestershire, we offer a relocation allowance of up to £8,000* subject to qualifying conditions. There’s never been a better time to make the move! Watch our video to learn all that #ourSouthWest has to offer!


If you’re a Skilled Worker already living and working in the UK, with a minimum of 1 years’ experience working in an Adults Social Worker role, currently registered with SWE and looking to move Certificate of Sponsorship and relocate to Gloucestershire, then read on!


About the role:


Our vision for the people we work with is for them to lead full and active lives where they are supported to be independent as far as they can be. We want people to have choice and control over the services and support they receive and have access to services that use resources creatively. To help us to achieve our vision we focus on making Adult Social Care a place where people want to work and feel supported to deliver quality practice so they can focus on people first. See how we  #makethedifference in transforming lives and reinvigorating social work in the county by reading our Community Care Editorial.


We have a full time and part time Social Worker opportunity in our Cotswolds Locality Team, based in Cirencester. To find out more about our Cotswolds Team, please visit our “Meet the Teams” webpage or if you want to learn more about team, please email ASCrecruitment@gloucestershire.gov.uk to arrange an informal discussion with the Team Manager.


About us:

Enchanting Cotswold villages, picturesque countryside backdrops, and a never-ending selection of exciting days out, attractions and events; Gloucestershire really does have something for everyone. Gloucestershire is the perfect place to live and work with a great mix of rural and city locations. Find out more about living and working in Gloucestershire. 


This is a fantastic opportunity to join Gloucestershire County Council. You can be confident of becoming part of a welcoming, passionate, innovative, and highly supportive team.



About you:


Our values are at the heart of everything we do and how we treat each other. They provide essential guiding principles about the way that we work and set the tone for our culture, and identify what we, as an organisation, care about. Read more about our values on our website.


If you hold the same behaviours and approach, then we want to hear from you! In exchange, we will provide you with full training and support to help you succeed in your role.



We’re closer than you think:


We are an easy commute from many locations, view our commuting times map to see what we mean. For interested professionals located in Wales and Scotland, please contact us to discuss your application.





Please write your application with consideration for the criteria in the Job Description. This should include examples of why you should be considered and the experienceskills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.


To start your journey with us, click ‘Apply’ today!


Additional Information

To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-


Read our Social Worker Job Profile


This position is subject to an Enhanced Adults DBS with Barred List check.

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early due to the volume of applications received and / or due to the needs of the service. The advert will be open for a minimum of 7 calendar days. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Hybrid working arrangements are available for the majority of our roles, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice, with a mix of both remote and office working.

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