Tag Archives: recruitment

Social worker recruitment is just the job

More than 160 permanent social workers have been appointed by Somerset County Council’s children’s service in the last two years, key councillors were told today. Since August 2015, 165 have joined the council following a recruitment push in support of the authority’s improvement work in the service. And, as set out in a report discussed […]


Call for ‘collective pressure on Government’ as Somerset tackles overspend

Somerset County Council is calling for ‘collective pressure on Government’ as it wrestles with the impacts of falling funding and increasing costs. Leader of the council, Councillor John Osman, will be writing to the Prime Minister this week setting out the huge pressures facing the authority as it looks to reduce significant projected in-year overspends. […]

Wedding bells boom fuels recruitment drive

Somerset’s Registry Team is launching a recruitment drive to keep pace with the record number of couples tying the knot in the county.

Adults Services embrace the ‘Power of &’

Somerset County Council is now employing the ‘Power of &’ in its drive to recruit adult social workers from across the country. Earlier this month Somerset County Council launched the campaign to attract new social workers to the county. It’s not just about children’s social workers, the Council also needs more adult social workers, mental […]