What we can do for children today, to keep them safe in their families
At North East Lincolnshire Council, we have a unique ability to provide the ultimate work life balance for our employees. Situated within the award-winning coastal area of Cleethorpes and the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds, North East Lincolnshire Council provide the perfect location for you to Live, Work & Play.
About Our Offer
Our commitment to you is;
A team with strong relationships, that is friendly and supportive
Good relationships with and support from other services, agencies and external partners, working together for the good benefit of the children
A Leadership Team that has committed to drive the transformation journey of the service and who care about the job you do and the families you support
An ethos to reduce the demand for Social Work intervention by strengthening our early intervention input
Award-winning Practice Framework
A strong and varied learning and professional development programme
Excellent links with local Universities with access to research and resources
Flexible working options to help your life/work balance
Competitive salary and benefits package including car parking scheme, car lease scheme and payment of SWE fees
Offices with a seafront location
A beautiful part of the country with a low cost of living
In addition to generous salary packages there are many benefits to working for North East Lincolnshire Children’s Services.
We acknowledge that people need to balance their work commitments with home life and that finding the balance can be difficult at times. We have several policies that
enhance the work-life relationship including:
Flexible working hours
Family leave policy
Option to buy extra annual leave
Here are some of the main benefits to help you save money, get fit, or support your financial wellbeing;
Salary sacrifice scheme - saves tax and national insurance by exchanging part of your gross salary for non-cash benefits such as extra holiday purchase, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, and Tusker cars (beneficial rate car lease)
Employee Assistance Programme
Health Cash Plan
Discounts such as mobile phones, computers, and many other products and services
Car parking permits
Humber Bridge toll payments
We are looking to recruit Level 1 Social Workers into our Children’s Services teams. With opportunities across different services, you will manage caseloads whilst supported by a Team Manager.
As a Social Worker in North East Lincolnshire’s Children’s Services, you will work as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality social work practice; ensuring the children’s service listens to the families and enables them to be involved in the decisions that affect their lives.
The role requires a recognised social work qualification and successful completion of ASYE (Assessed & Supported Year in Employment).
We have made a commitment to using the Signs of Safety practice model and are currently working on embedding Signs of Safety practice across the service and partner workforce.
You will be joining a dynamic and supportive service with fantastic training and career development opportunities where you will be supported by Team Managers and a committed Leadership team. We have invested in our training and development programmes, giving passionate and committed individuals a range of career opportunities and the tools to further enhance their practice.
If this sounds like you, then please get in touch.
You have a recognised professional Social Work Qualification (MA/BA/BSC in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work or CQSW) and are registered as a social worker with Social Work England.
You have successfully completed the ASYE programme or have equivalent knowledge, skills and experience.
You have knowledge of statutory and regulatory frameworks relevant to children’s care services and can demonstrate you understand the requirements of the Knowledge and Skills Framework for Child and Family Social Work
You can manage, with support, a caseload using your own discretion and initiative and are able to analyse information and make sound, rational and proportional decisions based on this information
This is a very exciting time to joining Children’s Services in North East Lincolnshire. Please check out the rest of the website for more information about who we are, our vision and what it is like to be part of our team.
If you still have questions you would like to ask before you apply, you can contact Sarah.Blanchard@nelincs.gov.uk