Social Worker
North East Lincolnshire
Up to £46,464
1st Jul, 2024
Job description

“You have an opportunity to be part of something really incredible.”


North East Lincolnshire, an area of exciting transformation and potential. Across Children’s Services we are delivering some of the fastest improvements ever seen. Join us to deliver for our children, our future.






As part of our team, not only can you expect real progression opportunities for your career, you will be supported with compassionate, relational leadership to help you thrive and feel safe in your practice.


If you share our vision of ensuring the children of North East Lincolnshire grow up happy and healthy, safe in their homes and communities with people who love them, be part of that story, that journey.


Be part of the positive!


Our Offer

Salary range: Up to £46,464 (depending on experience) PLUS Essential Car User Allowance.


Social Workers from out of the area will also have access to a relocation and travel from home scheme worth up to £8,000.


What else can you expect?

  • Real progression opportunities within Social Work practice – North East Lincolnshire Council operate through grades for Social Workers to Advanced Social Worker level
  • Regular individual and reflective case supervision
  • A relational approach in all aspects of practice
  • Accessible and proactive management that creates the conditions for social workers to flourish and make a real difference to people’s lives
  • A workplace culture that supports flexible working and the opportunity to work from home as well as a highly supportive team and working environment


Your Benefits 

As part of your RewardNEL package, not only will you enjoy a competitive salary, up to 40 days leave entitlement* (including bank holidays) and enrolment into a local government pension, you will also have access to our exclusive RewardNEL platform. 

This includes a variety of salary sacrifice schemes including Cycle2Work, Holiday Extra and Tusker (Car Lease), discounts at local coffee shops and bars, direct access to our inhouse wellbeing support, discounted car parking as well as instant access to new savings at major retailers, entertainment and hotels.  

NELC staff can also benefit from flexible working and excellent training and development opportunities and a Fostering friendly scheme.    

*Leave subject to length of service 


Your Role

We are seeking Social Workers at all experience levels.


As a Social Worker in North East Lincolnshire Council’s Children’s Services, you will work as part of a team to provide high quality Social Work practice to make a lasting difference to the lives of children and families.


We are recruiting for Social Workers across a range of teams within our service, so if you have a particular preference to specialism, please make it known in your application.


Social Work practice is highly valued and supported by skilled, knowledgeable and caring leaders and managers. You will be joining a service that is built on pride and passion, who have high aspirations for children and families and who are committed to empowering them to thrive and be the best they can be.  


If you are an enthusiastic, ambitious and passionate Social Worker who wants to make a lifelong difference to children’s lives and improve their outcomes, we want to hear from you.


For more information, please refer to the role profile or email:


At North East Lincolnshire Council,  

we know that together, we can be stronger. 



About North East Lincolnshire Council   

North East Lincolnshire Council is 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.    


Get to know us better  

Check out our Council Plan and read about all of the exciting new developments we have in the pipeline.   


North East Lincolnshire Council is committed to being an inclusive employer, where equality and diversity is recognised, celebrated, and embodied throughout the organisation, becoming a workforce that represents all.  


North East Lincolnshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. For any posts that will involve access to children, young people and adults at risk, the successful applicant will need to undertake an enhanced criminal record check where appropriate. 

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