Application deadline 30th April 2020
Job reference KW2981
Job location North Yorkshire
Hours per-week Full Time/Part Time
Salary £32,029 to £34,788

Role: Social Worker (Advanced Level)
Salary: £32,029 to £34,788 per annum
Location: Central – Richmond, Northallerton and Selby, East – Scarborough and West – Harrogate
Contract: Permanent and temporary positions available

Are you an experienced social worker who wants practice in a strength based way with families? Can you think outside the (tick) box and work in a creative and innovative way to make a difference to children and their families?

We have fantastic opportunities for dedicated social workers to be part of an organisation that is at the forefront of children’s social work and continues to influence the rest of the country through our ambitious and forward-thinking ways of working.

You will receive a comprehensive programme to ensure new recruits have a thorough induction, receive ongoing support from managers and have the opportunity to progress in your career.

“Working for North Yorkshire County Council as a social worker is a fantastic career. We are a team that advocates for the young people we support and make every effort to encourage the young people and families we work with to hope and to heal.” – Social Worker

Interested in joining our team?
We would love to speak to you about the opportunities available, visit our campaigns page for more information (click the apply online link).

Key dates
• Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 12 April 2020
• Interview date: week commencing Monday 27 April 2020. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed on a virtual basis

As the situation with the coronavirus continues to develop, we will accept applications after the first original closing date with the intention to interview on a virtual basis to support our community during this critical time.

Contact us
For further information about our social worker opportunities, or an informal discussion, please contact:

Central – Richmond, Northallerton and Selby
Rachel Anderton, Head of Service (Central and Early Help), on 01609 534175 or email

East – Scarborough
Danielle Johnson, Head of Safeguarding, on 01609 534132 or email

West – Harrogate
Vicky Metheringham, Head of Service Looked After Children, Leaving Care and Youth Justice Service, on 01609 534900 or email

Return to social work programme

We’re proud to support the Local Government Association’s Return to Social Work programme, offering former social workers free training so they can return to social work.

The Return to Social Work programme website contains information about how to apply, along with frequently asked questions and other entry routes into the social work profession.

How to apply

Apply via email:

Apply online: Apply now