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Relocating to Devon – Children’s Social Care


Relocation support package

children and families sat on sofa

We’re able to offer a relocation package to support you in making the move to Devon to join our frontline Children’s Social Care teams doing the job you love in a part of the country that you’ll grow to love.

For qualified social workers and Team Managers, the maximum allowance payable is:

  • Rent-to-rent: £7,000
  • Sell-to-buy: £10,000

For newly qualified social workers (ASYEs), our maximum allowance payable is £4,101.

Reimbursement is on a claim back basis (with receipts) only once you start working with Devon County Council and our Corporate Reimbursements Policy applies in all circumstances. Full details will be provided on successful offer of employment.

Making the move to Devon

One of the best things about working for Devon is the opportunity to work and make a real difference to one of the most beautiful parts of the country. Devon is one of the largest counties in the UK, and the only one to have two coastlines. It has a wonderful variety of landscapes and activities to enjoy and has good transport links to the rest of
the country.

By working for Devon, you will be supported to make a real difference to this beautiful and vibrant county. Whatever your interests, Devon has something for everyone.

We’ve included some useful links below to help you plan your move to Devon:

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