Social Worker Level 2
We have a permanent full time (37 hours) supervising social worker. The role is to work with complex cases, together with providing supervision and support for peers. The post of Social Worker in Lincolnshire County Council’s Adult Care Services is a busy and varied position in the Market Rasen area which covers a large geographical area, some of which is very rural . The successful applicant will be working with adults aged 18+, which gives an opportunity to really see the positive impact our Adult Care Team makes to the lives of others. At Lincolnshire County Council we believe that collaborative working builds strength in individuals and communities, and in turn creates better outcomes and futures for people. We value our staff and want to support you to grow in skills and knowledge.
About the role
We can guarantee a varied and interesting workload, and a supportive environment. You will be expected to be confident, dynamic and problem-solving, and to be able to help positively drive new ways of working. You will represent Lincolnshire County council as a professional and so need to demonstrate your ability to examine and consider solutions.
The core of everything we do is excellent social work practice, with a person-centred focus and strengths-based approach. This enables our practitioners to work alongside people to help them live their lives as independently as possible. We are looking for someone who wants to be part of a positive journey into the future, to achieve better outcomes for people in Lincolnshire.
About the team
The Market Rasen Team is co-located with the Louth Team, and has a wide range of skills and experience. We are welcoming and supportive, approachable and nurturing. Since the pandemic much of our has been based from home. However we now operated a blended approach with a mixture of office and home based working. Whilst our more formal team meetings are face to face, we also stay together as a team and regularly meet virtually for a chat and coffee as well
Within the Market Rasen Team, we are looking for a registered social worker with at least 2years post qualifying experience. You will be a dynamic and flexible individual with excellent communication skills. You will have experience of working autonomously as well as being part of your own and a wider multi-disciplinary team. You will be able to demonstrate sound decision making and lead by example, challenge appropriately and motivate others to grow and excel. You will be able to plan and prioritize a complex workload, have good understanding of key legislation and the ability to apply this effectively.
About our offer
It is important that you feel appreciated and supported. Our staff are our most valuable asset. We provide planned and informal 1:1 meetings as well regular team meetings and virtual catch ups. We will support you with an induction programme and on-going training:-
- A great working environment
- Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
- Mandatory and specialist training
- Staff wellbeing Initiatives
- Flexible working policies
- Career progression opportunities
- An generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more
If you would like an informal discussion regarding the post please contact either Mary Farmery Lead Practitioner or Sophie Wells, Social Worker who would be happy to assist, and discuss the position with you.
Closing Date for applications: 20 March 2023.
Interviews will be held on or after 29 March 2023.