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Our Sectors

We deliver vital frontline support services

Locum staff for local authorities, NHS trusts and other UK organisations

Caritas is a preferred provider of locum, and permanent staff for local authorities, NHS trusts, not-for-profit and private organisations across the UK.

What sectors do we work with?

We find locum placements for social workers , social care professionals and interim managers that are perfectly matched to their skill set and planned career development.

As a specialist recruiter, we understand the unique challenges posed by each of our sectors. We also recognise the pressures placed on the industry in the current climate, and aim to be flexible in our operations to ensure that vulnerable people can get access to the help that they need.

While we primarily focus on filling roles for local authorities and the NHS, we’re also proud to help private bodies from SMEs to multi-national corporations to deliver vital frontline support services.

The services that we focus on include:

  • Elderly care
  • Residential care
  • Disability care
  • Criminal justice and substance misuse
  • Mental health care
  • Hospital care
  • Domestic violence support
  • Supported housing
  • Children and families
  • Adoption and fostering
  • Probation and youth offending services
  • Leaving care
  • Children and disabilities
  • Education and SEN

What makes us different?

One-to-one consultancy

You’ll have a named member of the Caritas team looking out for you throughout your placement and beyond. They’ll treat you as an individual, discover your natural strengths, motivations and career goals. We’ll also arrange regular catch-up meetings throughout your placement to make sure your needs are being met.

Training and development

We’ll encourage you to push on in your profession by giving you access to our innovative online training platform, where you can complete and submit assignments outside of working hours and log CPD for HCPC purposes.


Each of our jobseekers can access professional support through our HR Director, or speak to their dedicated consultant about stress management. You’ll also get access to our unique wellbeing package, which helps you to manage your daily life while on placement.