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Thank you for your interest in joining us and helping us better the lives of Adults and Children across Cornwall.

We currently have opportunities for Social Workers in Adult Social Care and Children’s Services.

All roles are offered with relocation support of up to £8,000 for eligible candidates. Qualified Social Workers who are new to Social Work in Cornwall and have completed their ASYE are eligible for a welcome payment of £4,000. Further terms and conditions apply.

Please e-mail our Recruitment Team for further information at

We offer full and part-time hours and a variety of flexible working options; full details can be found on our benefits page:

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Application process

Please click on the “Apply” button and you will be directed to the main Cornwall Council site to complete an application form. If you need assistance with your application, please e-mail the recruitment team at

Return to social work and restart your career with us

We welcome candidates considering a return to Social Work in Cornwall. We can support those who are SWE registered, but not worked in statutory Social Work at all, or for some time with an enhanced induction.

We are also able to consider experienced social workers who have taken a career break of between two and ten years, and their SWE registration has expired.

In these instances we can offer a supported programme of learning and development to allow you to re-register with SWE.

For more details please e-mail

Current vacancies

Adult's Social Work 

Heads of Service

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Social Worker (Adults)

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Children's Social Work

Social Worker 

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Social Worker - Gweres Tus Yowynk (GTY - Helping Young People)

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