Competitive SalarySomerset provides a competitive industry salary and a clear career progression route for furthering your career.
Relocation SupportUp to £8,000 (including VAT) is available to support new employees relocating to Somerset.
Annual LeaveSomerset offers a generous leave allowance that increases after 5 years service, with the opportunity to purchase additional leave through our salary sacrifice scheme.
Training and Developmentwe provide a high level of support including an induction programme and continued professional development.
Childcare VouchersSomerset operates a childcare voucher scheme as a salary sacrifice which allows you to save on the cost of childcare.
Staff DiscountsWe offer a range of discounts for our staff, including cycle bikes and equipment, cars, shopping, travel, cinema, insurance, professional memberships and much more!
Pension SchemeA secure pension as part of the Local Government Pension Scheme that keeps pace with any cost of living increases.
Flexible WorkingThe flexi time scheme offers the flexibility to manage your work and home commitments in a way to suit your lifestyle. We positively encourage a good work life balance.
Technology.You will have access to cutting edge technology that will help you do your job better and more flexibly . We have a number of smart offices now that offer a fresh, open and flexible working environment.
“I’ve been here since I first qualified and I’ve always had a level of support that has made me want to progress and help me progress. The supervision has been focused on my development as much as case management, and that’s really helpful.”
Children’s Social Care – Social Worker
“We encourage people, whatever their grade, to bring their ideas to the table and progress within the organisation. As a senior manager I am given the freedom to work on my own initiative but I always know the support is there if I need it…Somerset is a fantastic place to live, there is a real feeling of community and it is beautiful part of the world. I lovely countryside helps me feel relaxed when I come home from work.”
Adults Social Care – Strategic Manager
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