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social care

A trusted first point of call for locum social care workers, tripod social care works with you to secure the best suited position and ensure a productive working relationship.

The team at tripod social care is dedicated to making sure we secure the best role for you.

Once you register with us, a dedicated consultant works closely with you from the moment you first get in touch through to when you take up your position.

From initial contact to post-placement care, our consultants understand what you need from your search for locum positions. This knowledge of the industry means postings have always exceeded candidates’ expectations.

With combined experience of more than 170 years and sector leading relationships with some of the biggest recruiters in social care in the UK, our consultants can give you access to some of the most sought after vacancies in the industry.

We are signed in to Tier One of all the major MSP contracts in the UK, which gives us a first look at all the industry vacancies before other recruiters. This will give you better access and greater opportunities to secure the job you deserve with the best rates of pay.

There is also the potential for project work, offering a new depth to your prospective roles.

Our team of mobile compliance officers will come to you to collect the relevant compliance documentation to complete your registration with us and we keep your compliance up-to-date so when the right role come along, you are ready to apply.

Find out how we can help you secure your ideal role by registering with our team today.


Some of the roles available include:

  • Social workers
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Qualified Teachers
  • SENCOs
  • Approved Mental Health Professionals
  • Community Psychiatric Nurses
  • CAMHs professionals
  • IAPTs and other Psychological Therapies roles

Once you register your interest with us we work with you to develop and submit your CV. We will send you the relevant compliance documents (download here) before we support you through your interview. Once you start work you will be paid through an FCA regulated and compliant umbrella agency. For more information see

Speak with one of our consultants today and discover where your career will take you next.



Once we are confident your CV shows you have the basic criteria and levels of spoken English, you will be shortlisted. From this point on, we are on hand to support you through the process and ensure you make it past the finish line.


If you are required to undertake an assessment, we work with you so you know exactly what you are expected to do, when, how and when you’ll get your results. If you need to prepare, we will tell you in advance and point you in the direction of additional information.

Registration with 
professional bodies

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If you are UK based then the interview is likely to be held face-to-face. If you are applying from abroad you may be invited to take part in a face-to-face interview, or you may be interviewed over Skype. We will make sure you have access to the correct equipment for a smooth interview. Our job is to make sure you are as prepared as you can be for your interview, so if you need additional support, we can offer it.


Changing jobs is hard enough but moving to a new country brings with it different – though exciting – challenges. Our support extends to house hunting, making sure you move to a community that suits your needs, that you have access to your preferred mode of transport and are comfortable as you begin your new adventure.

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Find out how we can help you find the best candidates or social work and nursing roles by contacting a member of our knowledgeable tripod international team today.

Call 020 3096 5000

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