Social Worker Jobs in Worcestershire


Explore life as a social worker at Worcestershire County Council and browse our latest social worker roles.

There are few places to work like Worcestershire. As a local authority, we value our people over everything else. Working for us, you will be joining an environment we are proud of; one in which there is a strong culture of teamwork and a commitment to career development at every level, with staff well-being at the centre of the organisation.

Paul Robinson 

Chief Executive, Worcestershire County Council

Work, live and thrive in Worcestershire

Working with us, you’ll be part of a team that continually strives to deliver person-centred social care to the people that need it most. Our ethos is one that prioritises and empowers people. helping them stay as healthy and independent as possible.

With incredible career development opportunities, an emphasis on work-life balance and the beautiful, scenic backdrop that is Worcestershire all around you, we want you to be part of our journey to deliver excellent social care.

Why join Worcestershire County Council?

Flexible work-life balance

Here at Worcestershire County Council, you’ll be able to make just as much of the time you have outside of work, as you do at work.

Ongoing training and development

Gain access to fantastic training and development opportunities to ensure your strength of practice is maintained.

Access to the Social Work Academy

The SWA provides comprehensive support for social workers at every stage of their career, from NQSWs to highly experienced practitioners.

Attractive holiday entitlement

We provide a highly generous starting allocation of 26 days of annual leave, rising to 31 days after five years of employment.

Coaching and mentoring

We steer our social workers through both the good and challenging times with our extensive commitment to coaching and mentoring.

Up to £10,000 relocation package

Moving to the area? We’ll help you with that, thanks to our fabulous relocation support package to aid with your move and get you settled in.

Meet the team

Meet the driving force behind our amazing teams. Down to earth and always there to offer support, their door really is always open. Together, they make sure every voice matters, so our social workers and occupational therapists are listened to, supported, and valued.

What do our people think?

“WCC has enabled me as a practitioner to use my professional judgement, creativity and autonomous decision-making where appropriate. I receive an appropriate balance of professional support and reflective challenge (e.g. through supervision) to keep learning and developing my practice.”

Adults Social Worker

“I have been in the team since studying as a student in 2016 and I feel really valued and appreciated! I have been supported to develop my skills and experience over the years. I couldn’t wish to work in a more supportive team.”

Senior Social Worker

Our latest roles

Social Worker

Pathway Planning

£29,777 – £39,186

Worcestershire County Council is seeking a dedicated and experienced Adult Social Worker to join our Pathway Planning Team.


Mental Health

£40,221 – £43,421

Worcestershire County Council is recruiting for a Social Work Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP)  join our team.

Social Worker

Malvern Hills Area

£29,777 – £39,186

Worcestershire County Council is searching for a talented and experienced Social Worker to join its Malvern Hills Area team.

Social Worker

Redditch Area

£29,777 – £39,186

Worcestershire County Council is seeking an experienced and talented Social Worker to join its Redditch Area team.

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