Social Worker

We are currently looking to recruit 1 x Level 2 Social Worker into our Adult Care team in Skegness, 2 x Level 2 Social Worker into our Adult Care team in Louth and 1 x Level 2 Social Worker (30 HRS) into our Adult Care team in Market Rasen

Job Category
Social Care: Adults
Grade
G9: 32,234 - 35,745
Job Location(s)
Market Rasen, Skegness
Salary
32,234 - 35,745
Postcode
PE25 3SJ
Contract Type
Permanent
Appointment Type
Full-time
Closing Date
19/04/2021
Job Reference
11880
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Are you are a self-motivated, qualified social worker who is committed to working with a strength-based approach?  Do you enjoy the challenge of working in a busy area adult's team?

The Skegness, Louth and Market Rasen Adult Care Teams are busy area teams covering the East Coast, which has a varied population with a mixed demographic of permanent and seasonal residents.  A strength-based model is used in working with adults over the age of 18 with a physical disability and with older adults over 65, and their carers.  

We are looking for an experienced and motivated social worker who is a team player and can offer support and supervision to colleagues as well as carrying a caseload of more complex cases.

You will need to have a nationally recognised Formal Social Work Qualification, coupled with experience in supervision of non-qualified workers.

It goes without saying that tact, diplomacy and sensitivity are key skills to be successful in this position.

We will help you learn new skills, enjoy your day-to-day, encourage your development and work with your to reach your potential…all within a friendly and welcoming environment where no two days are ever the same and we all want to succeed together!

Lincolnshire County Council is one of the largest county councils in the UK and we are ambitious for both the residents of our county and the people who work here. We care about our staff, It's important to us that you have an excellent work/life balance and the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills in a supportive Local Authority setting. 

This is a CV and Cover Letter application process; as such we strongly advise that you read the attached Job Description as it is imperative that your covering letter clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role and what you feel you can bring to this role, The Adult Care Team and the wider County Council.

We are offering a competitive salary of £32,234 - £35,745 along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.

If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact Christina Collinson at christina.collinson@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Applications Close on 19/04/2021 and interviews will be held W/C 03/05/2021.

At the current time during the Coronavirus restrictions,  all our employees are working from home if they are able to do so to support the health and safety of all of our colleagues.  We are embracing new ways of working and we are anticipating that remote working will continue to be a key feature of this role. You will be  given a nominated contractual work base and once current restrictions are lifted you will be required to commute to this work base when necessary.  

Our technology platform and equipment is very good enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We require that you have in place good connectivity and we will discuss during the recruitment process if support with this is needed.

 

Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check

 

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 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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