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Social Worker (2 Posts) (Childrens Services)

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Matlock & Fairfield Team
Salary details
Grade 9 - 11 £31,963 - £40,638 per annum *A market supplement (is in place until the end of June 2025).
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
26 May 2024

At Derbyshire County Council, we are dedicated to making a difference in Derbyshire by investing in our team members!

Join Our Team in Derbyshire Dales: Making a Difference in Matlock & Wirksworth

At Derbyshire County Council, we're dedicated to transforming lives right here in the Derbyshire Dales. We're excited to welcome enthusiastic and motivated qualified social workers to be a part of our teams.


  • Grade 9 - £36,963 pro rata made up of:
    • Basic salary per annum: £31,963
    • Market supplement payment per annum: £4,000 pro rata
  • Grade 10 - £38,245 - £41,239 pro rata made up of:
    • Basic salary per annum: £33,034 to £36,239 pro rata
    • Market supplement payment per annum: £3,000 pro rata
  • Grade 11 - £42,339 - £45,638 pro rata made up of:
    • Basic salary per annum: £37,339 to £40,638 pro rata
    • Market supplement payment per annum: £2,000 pro rata



Why Choose the Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire?

Matlock is the administrative centre for the whole of Derbyshire County Council and is surrounded by the UK’s oldest National Park, we're offering you the opportunity to be part of our vibrant community. Here, you'll find a balance between meaningful work and a quality lifestyle. Imagine working in an area that's not only rich in natural beauty but also offers excellent connections to neighbouring cities and towns.

Be a Part of Our Local Communities

Matlock and Wirksworth, Derbyshire is more than just a location; it's a part of a diverse and close-knit communities. Within Matlock & Wirksworth, you'll be working in a locality that's passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children and families.

Join Our Innovative and Ambitious Authority

We have recently been graded Good in all areas by OFSTED who recognised the efforts and desire across the service to support families within our Local Communities. We invite you to come and be part of the team to drive forwards with achieving greater futures for our children and families! 

As part of our team, you'll contribute to the success of Derbyshire County Council's innovative initiatives. We're committed to building upon our successful recruitment efforts by nurturing our existing workforce and offering exceptional support and progression opportunities.


What We Offer You

  • Manageable caseloads to ensure quality service.
  • Accelerated pay progression opportunities.
  • Extensive training and development worth over £5000.
  • Supportive supervision and peer network.
  • Opportunities for career growth and formal qualifications.
  • Diverse cases for an exciting and rewarding career.
  • Assistance with DBS and Social Work England registration fees.


What rewards and benefits do we offer you?

Apart from being part of a dynamic team, you'll also enjoy these benefits that come with being a Derbyshire County Council employee:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Derbyshire Rewards: Discounts from local and national retailers
  • Generous annual leave and flexible working
  • Travel expenses
  • Discounts on leisure centre memberships
  • Free car parking
  • In-house counselling and occupational health services
  • Employee networks promoting inclusivity.

Discover Your Future with Us

  • To gain insights into life as a Social Worker in High Peak and Derbyshire Dales and what your journey could look like, click here.


  • If you're a qualified Social Worker with Social Work England registration or are a graduate awaiting registration, we'd love to hear from you. For more information, contact us at childrens@derbyshire.gov.uk.