Level 1 or Level 2 Social Worker within CWD Team

Level 1 or Level 2 Social Worker within Children with Disabilities Team 

Joining our Children’s Services team as a Social Worker within the Children with Disabilities team, you’ll manage and conduct a range of complex assessments for children and young people with severe and profound disabilities and contribute to the planning and reviewing of cases across a broad variety of practice from start to finish.

Director Area
Children's Services
Job Location(s)
Sleaford
Service Area
SEND
Grade
G8: 27,905 - 31,371, G9: 31,371 - 34,788
Job Category
Social Care: Children
Criminal Record Check
Enhanced Child Workforce with child barred list
Contract Type
Permanent
Appointment Type
Full-time
Hours per week
37
Sponsorship
No
Relocation Expenses
Negotiable
Politically Restricted Post
No
Closing Date
03/11/2019
Job Reference
9708
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But when you join Lincolnshire Children’s Services, you’ll also receive exceptional training to help you make the jump from Level 2 to Advanced Practitioner. With our Bridging the Gap programme, increased job mobility and introduction of flexible working policies, you’ll always be encouraged to take the next step. 

This is what commitment looks like

 We’re looking for:

  • Someone compassionate and dedicated
  • A professional, HCPC-registered social worker
  • Substantial children’s social care experience
  • Knowledge of children’s services legislative frameworks and legal proceedings
  • The ability to make complex information accessible for every audience
  • Experience managing people and projects at all levels

 This is what innovation looks like

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we believe that children, young people and families deserve outstanding social care. Our high aspirations mean we’re now at the forefront of innovation in our field, and while we’ve made great strides, we want to achieve more. Much more. That’s why we’re part of an exciting project with Eileen Munro, rolling out the Signs of Safety framework across all service areas. And it’s why we’re also involved in the Partners in Practice programme – an influential partnership where we work with other top-performing local authorities to redefine what children’s services departments should look like. Bring your ideas and innovation to the table and you’ll transform the lives of children, not only here in Lincolnshire, but across the UK.

This is what Lincolnshire looks like

Good schools. Beautiful surroundings. Affordable housing. One of the main reasons to join Lincolnshire County Council is Lincolnshire itself. From adventuring in the nearby Wolds, to visiting the coast, to exploring the rich local heritage there’s plenty to see and do in our warm and welcoming county. And, with a generous relocation and benefits package, plus a flexible approach to helping you strike the right work-life balance, we’ll give you all the support you need to make the most of it.

Apply

We understand that you may have questions, or simply want to speak to one of the team to find out more about working here. That’s why we have a dedicated advisor on hand to talk to you, or support you with your application. Simply contact Nikita Lord on 01522 553134 and she’ll be in touch as soon as possible.

Please indicate in your personal statement whether you are applying for a Level 1 or Level 2 position. 

If you will require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK, please contact us to discuss this before submitting your application.

We reserve the right to close an advert early.

 

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a 'Silver Medallist' talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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