Social Work salaries in United Kingdom

Average social work salary: £50,400 per year. Entry-level positions start at £23,884 per year while most experienced workers make up to £80,640 per year. Currently, there are 306351 social work jobs. Data comes from 8100 real salaries. Check salary trends and pay scale information for social work jobs across United Kingdom. The top companies hiring for social work roles are Tradewind Recruitment, Cheeki Monkeys, Adecco, PMP Recruitment, NonStop Consulting.

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average salary per year

The max salary for a social work is £80,640 per year in United Kingdom.

How much do social work jobs pay in different locations?

Social Work job openings

Head of Social Work Services
£76.68k - £83.83k per annum
Job Description
Post Title: Head of Social Work Services
Location: Inverness
Hours: 35 hpw
Duration: Permanent
Salary: HC15 £76,676 - £83,829

Contact Person: Fiona Duncan, Executive Chief Officer Email:

We are seeking a dynamic and resourceful manager
Highlands Council
Jooble Inverness, Highland
Social Work Service Manager (MOR05962)
£58.91k - £64.49k per annum
individual for this exciting and challenging post in our service senior management team. This post will focus on leading and delivering our social work service to children and families in Moray. Over the next 12-18 months, this service will move across to the Moray Integration Joint
Moray Council
Jooble Elgin, Moray
Professional Lead for Social Work/Social Care
£45.75k - £51.67k per annum
We are passionate about providing the very best mental health and social care to the people of Sheffield and we’re looking for an...  ...deliver outstanding care.
As the Professional Lead for Social Work and Social Care, you will work across the Trust to ensure that Social
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Jooble Sheffield
Senior Practitioner - Children's Social Work Team
£47.66k per annum
Senior Practitioner - Children's Social Work Team Employer: Medway Council Salary: Up to £47,661 per annum inclusive of market premia Location : Chatham, Kent Contract : Permanent Working Pattern : Full Time Hours: 37 hours per week. DBS Check: Yes Closing Date: 04/08/2021
Medway Council
Jooble Chatham, Kent
Social Work Assistant
£17 - £22 per hour
Social Work Assistant
Looking to fill vacancies to various districts across Hampshire incluing:
New Forest
The role requires you to ...
To work closely with children, young people and their families, other staff within the service
Jooble Hampshire
Social Worker, Adult Social Work
£35.48k - £38.2k per annum
Health and Community Care
Adult Social Work

Social Worker

35 hours per week
Temporary up to 31 March 2022
£37,741- £40,460 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are looking to appoint a qualified Social
Orkney Islands Council
Jooble Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
Advanced Social Work Practitioner
£40.08k - £45.04k per annum
ervices. Recognised for our innovative, high-quality assessment services we now have exciting opportunities for experienced Advanced Social Work Practitioners to join our team. We pride ourselves on our strong learning environment and use this positively to develop staff and
Jooble Sheffield
Step Up to Social Work Programme Coordinator
£35.75k - £43.86k per annum
We are actively recruiting for a Step Up to Social Work Programme Coordinator for the Central Eastern Regional Partnership within the Children’s Learning and Development Team in the Quality Assurance and Improvement Service. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a
Charlene Skerrett
Jooble Hertfordshire

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Please note that all salary figures are approximations based upon third party submissions to Jooble. The minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction.
Last updated: 20 December 2020