Posted 7 June by Midlands Qualified Social Work Featured
Somerset County Council is different to a lot of Local Authorities and here’s why…

• £35 per hour (umbrella) for all frontline roles in Children’s Social Care
• Financial support with the cost of accommodation / relocation
• Travel expenses from permanent residence to temporary accommodation (1 round trip per working week) OR commuting costs from permanent place of residence to work on a daily basis (100 miles each way max)
• Reduced turnover of staff (below national average)
• Team development days
• Permanent team of senior managers
• Hire car provided for visits over 100 miles
• Flexible working
• Reduced caseloads
• Mobile working and technology to facilitate this


• Great transport links down the M6, M5 , M4 and over the Severn Bridge
• Reduced cost of toll bridge
• Direct train links from various UK cities (why not park your car in Somerset and commute home by train)
• Great quality of life in a rural or seaside location
• Low rental costs
• Have you considered cheap accommodation options such as http://www.adhocproperty.co.uk/property-guardians/ or https://www.airbnb.co.uk/

Please contact me asap to discuss work in the following areas:

• Taunton
• Bridgwater
• Yeovil
• Shepton Mallett

In one of the following teams:

• Assessment
• Safeguarding
• CLA / Court (consideration given to excellent applicants with experience of Looked After Children or Court – training & support will be given on the other specialism)
• Disabled Children

**call me today to discuss in more detail**

Requirements of the role:
• Qualified Social Worker
• Fully HCPC registered
• Must have post-qualifying experience in the same or similar setting.

Reed benefits:
• Dedicated expert consultant
• A smooth & speedy registration process – we guarantee to meet you at a place & time that’s convenient for you, and everything else can be done online!
• Online timesheets & pay management
• 3 payment methods available: Umbrella, PAYE & Ltd Co
• Automatic invoicing (Umbrella & Ltd Co)
• Regular progress reports and face-to-face service reviews
• Office hours 8am-5.30pm to provide support/advice
• Substantial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Fund to put towards training or other development
• Reed Rewards, Reed Discount Club, Holiday pay, Statutory benefits & pension (PAYE only)
• Referral/recommendation bonus paid at up to £250

If you are interested in this role please call (0121 2372642), or e-mail (lindsey.morgan@reedglobal.com) - alternatively please recommend your friends or colleagues and receive £250 if we can find them work!

Key Words
Social Work
Social Worker
Looked After Children
Children Looked After
Child Protection
Children with Disabilities
Disabled Children

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application questions

Are you a Qualified Social Worker?
Are you fully HCPC registered?
Do you have experience in a statutory children's social care setting?

Reference: 34259127

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