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Kingston & Richmond social work offer

We provide a range of benefits to our social workers and social worker leaders in recognition of their commitment to the role.

Our salary ranges are as follows:

Newly Qualified Social Worker £38,364
Social Worker £39,915 to £42,840
Senior Social Workers
(mainly seniors that have at least five years experience)
£44,019 to £47,040
Senior practitioner £46,041 to £49,083
Advanced Practitioner
(Safeguarding teams)
£49,083 to £52,116
Team Leader £53,136 to £56,172


Alongside a competitive salary, we also offer:

  • Welcome payment and market supplement for selected roles
  • 29 days annual leave, increasing to 33 days after two years and 35 days after four years
  • Local Government salary and pension scheme (LGPS or Teachers Pension)
  • Hybrid or mobile working and the technology and equipment to facilitate this
  • Discrete relocation packages are available for selected roles
  • Travel assistance package for business use, including car and cycle mileage reimbursement, annual season ticket loan or business Oyster cards
  • Access to free parking at your main place of work for selected teams
  • Two days accredited Signs of Safety Foundation Training
  • 12 protected development days each year for all staff
  • Access to a huge range of additional professional development opportunities as part of our regional Social Work Teaching Partnership

On occasions we are in the position to offer some additional financial payments for particularly hard to place roles in selected service areas of AfC.


  • One-to-one case supervision
  • Professional supervision
  • Peer or group supervision
  • Reflecting teams (safe spaces to discuss practice and the ‘use of self’ in peer groups)
  • Annual professional development 
  • Coaching scheme to enhance professional development and provide dedicated time to focus on your individual needs
  • An accessible, permanent and stable leadership team

To support the wellbeing of our staff, we provide the following:

  • Tailored induction sessions, commencing on the date you start working for AfC
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual Wellbeing Fair and Wellness at Work month
  • Weekly wellbeing hour to dedicate to your own health and wellbeing 
  • An extra day off for your birthday each year
  • Occupational Health Service and employee assistance programme
  • Eye test vouchers

View our current vacancies here

The boroughs of Kingston upon Thames and Richmond upon Thames are committed members of the London Pledge.