Service that always puts care first

We are Medicare First – a social work recruitment agency that offers staffing solutions to public and private organisations across the United Kingdom.

Latest jobs

Job title Area Job type Location Salary Apply
Qualified Social Worker / Children Contract Europe > England > East Midlands > Derbyshire Up to £27 per hour View >
Qualified Social Worker / Children Contract Europe > England > West Midlands Up to £29.93 per hour View >
MASH Consultant Social Worker Contract Europe > England > East of England > Norfolk £275 - £276 per week View >
Assessment & Safeguarding Contract Europe > England > North East England > County Durham £30 - £32 per hour View >
childrensocialworker Contract Europe > England > North East England £25 - £29 per hour View >
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About Us

At Medicare First, we have over 50 years of social care recruitment experience and a reputation for a first-class, straight-talking approach to recruitment.

With over 80 members of staff located in regional offices around the country, we have the expertise, connections and local knowledge to help you, whether you’re a client or a candidate. But don’t take our word for it – we’re proud to have achieved REC Audited Status. Experience the difference by working with Monarch Education. Contact us today.

Our Divisions

Social Work

Whether you’re a public or private organisation, Medicare First can help you with all your social work recruitment needs. Whether it’s working with adults, children and families, mental health, disabilities, education welfare, youth offending, community care and hospital social work, Medicare First will find the right person for the role.

Occupational Therapy

Medicare First is a market leader in the occupational therapy arena. Our specialist occupational therapy consultants are dedicated to nationwide recruitment into the NHS, private and public sector.


At Medicare First, we offer excellent opportunities for physiotherapists in MSK, neuro, acute, community, disability, private, hand therapy, women’s health, elderly care, paediatrics and more. Our physiotherapists range from newly qualified to heads of department so whatever level you’re at – or looking to recruit – our physiotherapy team can help you today.

Work with us


Working on over 150 contracts throughout the UK with local authorities and other leading public and private organisations, we can offer real opportunity for social workers and healthcare professionals to find a rewarding and relevant role for them – whether that’s working with children and families, adults, or in occupational therapy or physiotherapy.


With over 50 years of social care recruitment expertise, at Medicare First, we’ve never lost sight of what matters – playing our part in helping vulnerable children and adults get the help they need. Whether you’re searching for temporary or permanent workers, are a private, public or non-profit organisation, we can offer you a wealth of talented healthcare professionals to meet your staffing needs.