We have a range of staff benefits which include:

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible working policies
  • Generous leave entitlement (pro-rata), 25 days per annum rising to 30 days after five years continuous service, plus bank holidays
  • Local Government Pension Scheme including life insurance cover of 3 times final salary pay
  • Training and Development
  • Excellent support for all staff including regular supervision
  • Local and national staff discounts
  • A childcare voucher scheme
  • Cyclescheme Opens in a new window - the purchase of tax free bikes
  • Staff Discount Travel Scheme

Key Skills Benefits

We have introduced a number of additional Key Skills Schemes to ensure that you are supported from the moment you decide to join us.

Moving to a new area is a really important decision, and we want to make sure that you have all the information you need to help you decide Torbay is the place for you.

Whether you have already been offered a position with us, or are even simply considering a position with us, we can help you and your family get to know the area. Our hosting team will show you round the area and give you information about nurseries, schools and colleges. We can also help you to find a rental property as well as provide other working members of your family with an indication of places to look for employment.

Once you have accepted a position with us, you may be eligible for a key skills relocation package*. We understand that everyone has different circumstances and our aim is to be as flexible as we can to support your move to Torbay. If you are eligible, we will offer you a personal relocation package that should ensure you don’t need to worry about being able to afford to move to Torbay.

*based on you relocating within a certain radius of Torbay

For certain posts meeting the criteria, we have recently introduced a key skills retention scheme. If you join us and are appointed to one of these eligible posts, you’ll get £2000 for every 12 months completed service**. Just another great reason why you should join us.

**subject to the rules of the scheme

Once you are working for Torbay, you’ll want to tell all your friends what a great place it is to work. We know that the power of your recommendation is far better than any advert, and so why not refer them to us? If you do and they get a Social Work job with us, we’ll give you £1000 to say thank you.***

***subject to the terms of the scheme

  Make a key skills referral

As if that isn’t enough, we are working on a whole career path approach to Social Work, so that once you start working for us, you can really make an impression. So apply today and don’t look back.