Working and living in North East Lincolnshire

Idyllic, rural villages and vibrant towns; with miles of golden sandy beaches and the seemingly endless rolling hills of the Lincolnshire Wolds on your doorstep, North East Lincolnshire might just be Lincolnshire’s best-kept secret. 

North East Lincolnshire has some of the best Blue Flag beaches in the UK, and our office in Cleethorpes has views across the beach! The area also boasts amazing countryside, including the Wolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty and a magnet to walkers, cyclists, and people who enjoy the tranquillity and peace of the outdoors.

We also have plenty of high-performing schools, colleges, and a university. Housing prices in North East Lincolnshire are about 55% cheaper than in other areas of the UK.

We’re a small unitary authority with a huge ambition for our children and young people to live safe, healthy lives with access to the best opportunities, helping them to reach their full potential.

We recently published our Transformation Plan, underpinning our commitment to supporting our children, young people, their families, and our staff. We have also enhanced our structure and working practices to support for our social workers who are the frontline of achieving these ambitions.

Relocation support

If you are considering relocating to North East Lincolnshire we provide a relocation benefits package that offers:

  • Up to £4,000 in expenses for employees to relocate to North East Lincolnshire plus

  • An additional £4,000 for those selling as well as buying, or

  • £4,000 in travel assistance for those that choose not to relocate but live out of area

For more information about these benefits and jobs contact us at

For more information about Children’s Social Care and working for us visit
Children’s Social Care

For international candidates, registration with Social Work England is essential. Further information can be found on the SWE website.