Social Work recruitment agency listing
Social work is a valuable area for the community and looks to bring assistance to vulnerable facets of society such as children, the elderly and those with physical and learning disabilities. Jobs within the profession can cover fostering, healthcare and family advice, with local authorities in the UK proving to be the biggest employers of social workers. Recruitment agencies provide a necessary service to their clients as they are able to search and supply qualified, empathetic and flexible social workers for permanent, temporary and contract vacancies.
Social Work salaries
Though it is a career which is rewarding beyond financial gains, social work salaries usually mirror the national average although they can vary depending on specific job role. An entry-level social worker or recent graduate will usually start on a salary of between minimum wage and £20K, however experience and increased responsibilities can see workers earn around £30K. Senior jobs such as director or manager have the potential to earn a salary of £60K per annum. London usually offers the best job opportunities and salaries for social workers although the South East, Midlands and North West are also good locations to enter the field.
Required qualifications and skills
Whilst on the job training will be expected of candidates, social work qualifications such as degrees and diplomas are necessary before completing job applications. University courses are typically 2-3 years and are accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Employers and social work agencies will also demand that workers are registered with the General Social Care Council (GSCC). Other skills that should be featured on the CV of a social worker include the ability to work in a team, good time management and the capability to work unsociable hours.
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Vetro Recruitment - Specialist Nursing, Care & Education recruiter
Industries covered: Social Care, plus: Child Care, Education, Executive / Management, Health Care
RHF STAFFING / Health & Social Speciallsts
Industries covered: Social Care, plus: Catering and Hospitality, Child Care, Domestic / Child Care, Education, Food & Drink, Health Care, Insurance, Pharmaceutical, Training / Learning, Security, Shipping
Stellar Healthcare Solutions Limited
Industries covered: Social Care, plus: Health Care
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Social Care Direct Recruitment
Industries covered: Social Care, plus: Education, Executive / Management, Health Care, Spa & Beauty
Recruiter TipThe British Association of Social Workers (BASW) is the largest professional body within the UK Social Work sector. Membership to the organisation affords professionals benefits such as employment protection, networking opportunities and resources for development.
Barker Ross Health & Social Care
Industries covered: Social Care, plus: Child Care, Domestic / Child Care, Government / Public Sector, Health Care
Industries covered: Social Care, plus: Administration, Charity, Child Care, Consulting, Domestic / Child Care, Education, Executive / Management, Health Care, Not-for-profit, Pharmaceutical, Training / Learning
Hi-Flyers Recruitment - Health & Social Care Division
Industries covered: Social Care, plus: Child Care, Education, Health Care
Bailey Care Services
Industries covered: Social Care, plus: Administration, Health Care
121 SOCIAL CARE
Industries covered: Social Care, plus: Child Care, Domestic / Child Care, Executive / Management, Health Care, Personnel / HR, Rec 2 Rec
Recruiter TipSocial Work staff will require a strong knowledge of the legal constraints that affect the field. Some of the key pieces of legislation to be aware of include the Care Act 2014 and the Children and Families Act 2014.
Berry Recruitment - Care Division
Industries covered: Social Care