Social Workers / Senior Social Workers (Adults) – Permanent

This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                           Adult Social Worker / Senior Social Worker
  • Job Location:                    Various across the county
  • Salary:                              £35,745 – £44,428 per annum pro rata + relocations allowance of up to £8,000*
  • Benefits:                           Free onsite or offsite parking and also see our list of benefits!
  • Hours per Week:              Various, full time and part time 
  • Contract Type:                  Permanent
  • Job Requisition Number:  3495

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! 


Salary Skilled Worker Social Worker: £35,745 per annum with a relocations package of up to £8,000* for eligible applicants.
Salary Experienced Adutls Social Worker: £36,648 – £38,223 per annum with a relocations package of up to £8,000* for eligible applicants.

Salary Experienced Adults Senior Social Worker: £39,186 – £44,428 per annum with a relocations package of up to £8,000* for eligible applicants

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! 


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 full time and part time Social Worker and Senior Social Worker opportunities across Gloucestershire in our Adults Social Care Services.  To find out more about our teams, 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 one of the Team Managers. 


About us: Why Gloucestershire?
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 welcoming, passionate, innovative, and highly supportive teams.  


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. See 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 experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.    


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

Additional Information:

To access the Job Profiles for thess roles, please follow the links below:-

Social Worker (Adults) Job Profile


Senior Social Worker (Adults) Job Profile


Thess positions are 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.

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