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Social Worker

Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

£20000 - £30000 per annum


We are currently seeking social workers for several posts in the Sunderland area.

Salary £29,055 £38,052 per annum (Depending on experience and progression rules apply), plus an essential car user allowance of £1,239 per annum, Relocation package and £1,000 golden hello are available

Work in small teams made up of a Team Manager, an Assistant Team Manager and no more than seven social workers

Have a commitment to maintain workloads at 20 children per worker

Are provide laptops and mobile phones to make flexible, smart working easier

Are offer essential car user allowance

All have their own desk and storage space (we dont hot desk)

Have introduced a career progression scheme which is underpinned by a professional learning and development plan

Are in the process of planning a Professional Leadership Programme for new managers and advanced practitioners

Make sure that all social workers and managers receive regular, high quality supervision

Offer all staff a comprehensive induction scheme

Benefits include:

Our Social Work salary are one of the most competitive in the region (with progression to £38,052 pa).


  • We provide Local Government Pension Scheme whereby the Company pays towards a pension payable on retirement;

Sick pay

  • Should you become ill, and with proper documentation, we will pay up to six months sick pay on full salary;

Relocation expenses

  • In some cases we may offer relocation assistance of up to £3000 for those moving to Sunderland to work with us;

Annual leave

  • Together for Children offers 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays. This increases to 30 days after 5 years service. The Company recognises that employees may wish to take more than their contractual entitlement of annual leave. The Company therefore offers employees the opportunity to request to purchase additional annual leave via a salary sacrifice scheme.

Flexi Scheme: We are a very flexible employer offering employees the opportunity to strike the right balance between home and the workplace. Where business needs dictate a flexi time policy is in operation which means that employees can bank time accrued during business hours. Employees can take up to 2 days flexible leave per accounting period (pro rata for part time employees).

Salary sacrifice schemes

Cycle to Work Scheme

Childcare Vouchers Scheme

Employee Benefits

My Club Nissan Scheme, 20% off a brand new Nissan, and up to 30% off the Infiniti range.

Annual Employee recognition awards

Maternity/adoption leave

  • you will be entitled to up to 52 weeks leave of absence, with pay for a specified period dependent upon length of service and personal choice

Maternity support/adoption leave

  • you may take up to 5 days paid leave as a partner/carer at the time of the birth or adoption.

Paternity leave

  • up to two consecutive weeks leave after the birth of the child

Essential Criteria:

HCPC registered Social Work Degree/Diploma Looking for 2 3 + years experience within Locality or Assessment Teams

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

Posted 10 days ago

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