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Social work jobs for South African social workers

Did you know Sanctuary recruit South African social workers to work in the UK?

Situation in the UK

A number of local authorities within the UK are currently looking for experienced, trained South African social workers to work within adults and children services.

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Job roles we recruit for

Due to our unrivalled client list, by registering with Sanctuary, you will have access to the widest selection of job opportunities for social workers in the UK. Sanctuary offers social work jobs ranging from newly qualified posts to senior management roles within adults or children’s services in specialisms such as physical disabilities, learning disabilities, mental health, hospital, care management, adults community and referral and assessment, child protection, looked after children, fostering, adoption / permanency, children with disabilities, leaving care and youth offending.

Popular places to work /culture

London is currently the most popular place to work in the UK due to the vast cultural diversity and iconic sights including Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the Tower of London and many more. London also features a number of world renowned museums and art galleries.

With over a million tourist visitors each year, Edinburgh is also one of the most popular places for South African social workers to work. You can spend time at Edinburgh castle and the Edinburgh International Festival, one of the biggest annual international arts festivals in the world.

As one of the most traditional counties in the UK, coastal Cornwall is appealing due to acclaimed landmarks such as Lands End, St Michael’s Mount and the Eden Project. Cornwall also hosts the very best surfing beaches England has to offer!

Reassuring in terms of jobs and demand

If your social work qualification is not from the UK, you needn’t worry; local authorities always have a demand for experienced social workers within specialist services meaning Sanctuary is the perfect agency to help you find your first job in the UK. Sanctuary Personnel is a specialist social work agency with preferred supplier status to over 180 Local Authorities, leading charities and other private sector employers across the UK. Our team of dedicated consultants are able to search for the most suitable job that matches your skill set, in the area you decide to reside in.

If you are looking to come to the UK to practise as a social worker, please feel free to contact us.

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