General |


Q: How do I sign up?

A: Registering with Pertemps Social Care is easy. Simply send your CV to or call one of our friendly Consultants on 0203 897 1477 and they will talk you through the easy registration process.

Q: How long are the contracts you offer?

A: Contracts vary according to employer needs. On average an initial contract is for three months but in some cases these may be extended on a monthly or three month period. Your Consultant will always advise you of the tenure of the contract you are being considered for and keep you up to date with any tenure amendments.

Q: Do you have permanent vacancies?

A: Absolutely. We have a dedicated team who specialise in permanent recruitment. If you are considering a move to a permanent role or want to discuss the next step in your career, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Q: What sectors/specialisms do you cover?

A: We work within the health and social care sector and specialise in placing high calibre social workers, team managers and service managers into the NHS, public and private organisations throughout the UK. We also place various specialist roles, so if you work in any qualified role within the health and social care sector, get in touch and we can talk you through suitable vacancies we have at that time. Our current vacancies are constantly updated to reflect our fast paced business, so keep an eye out on our vacancies page, register for job alerts or call the team to discuss suitable vacancies.

Q: Where are you based and what geographical area do you cover?

A: We have offices in London and Cheshire, but we cover the whole of the UK and have strong relationships with clients across the country. Contact us: Click Here

Q: Do you offer a referral bonus or any additional financial benefits?

A: We offer a generous £250 referral bonus if you make a referral to us, which will be paid to you once your referred candidate has successfully completed 200 hours. The candidate that has been referred must be qualified, we offer £75 for unqualified referrals. Additionally, if you have found your own job and brought this exclusively to us, you will also receive a £250 bonus if you are qualified, or £75 if you are unqualified.

Q: What is the hourly rate for a locum social worker?

A: What you earn is dependent on a number of factors and will vary between roles. Your consultant will be transparent about the hourly rate or annual salary on offer for each role. Factors that may affect what you might be paid include:

  • How much experience you have in the speciality area and level of role
  • The location of the role
  • Any budgetary or contractual constraints the employer may have in place