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Social Worker Level 2

  • Employer: Lincolnshire County Council
  • Reference: ACCW/23/252813
  • Published: Fri 25/08/2023, 14:18 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 20/09/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,723 - £38,296
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Sleaford, Lincolnshire

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Social Worker Level 2

Lincolnshire County Council Adult Care has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to join us in our Spalding Adult Frailty and Long-Term Condition team.

About the role

Our Teams work at the heart of their communities, they are made up of strong, effective people who are determined to achieve our vision and objectives by keeping first class social work and a strengths-based approach at the heart of everything they do.

People have challenges in their lives, but they also have success, strengths, aspirations, and goals. Our role is to understand who people are, what is important to them, what they aspire to and what they want to change. We aim to make a difference to people's lives by listening, empowering and understanding, working together, to help people be active participants in their support.

The workload is varied and interesting and we can guarantee that you will be supported at every step along the way.

Level 2 Social Workers will lead by example and provide supervision, offer sound and accurate case guidance and support to colleagues.

You will be required to visit people in their own homes as well as CQC registered care homes.

About You

It goes without saying that you must be registered with Social Work England and be able to evidence your registration number.

You’ll need extensive post qualifying experience, along with:

  • Dynamism, innovation, flexibility and excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in working autonomously, planning and prioritize a complex workload.
  • A demonstrable ability to lead and supervise.
  • A thorough understanding of the Care Act 2014 and key legislation along with-it application.

A full person specification is available in the Job Description.

About Lincolnshire

Great schools, affordable housing, wide open spaces and 50 miles of coastline, Lincolnshire offers the perfect balance of opportunity, affordability and security. No wonder Lincolnshire has been voted one of the nicest places to live in the UK.

So, if you're looking for a place that delivers quality of life and the chance for you and your family to grow Lincolnshire might just be the place for you.

About the Sleaford Team

There are 14 team members which comprise a mixture of Social Workers and Community care officers carrying a caseload of vulnerable adults with a physical disability or elderly frail.

About our offer

A warm welcome is guaranteed, our Teams are our most valued asset. It’s important they feel appreciated and supported via an extensive induction programme and on-going training, plus planned and informal 1:1 meetings as well as regular team meetings, virtual catch ups and protected time to support CPD.

We operate a blended approach, being office based as required and home working when possible, contributing to a better work life balance for many.

Along with a competitive salary we are offering;

  • A great working environment.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Mandatory and specialist training.
  • Staff wellbeing Initiatives.
  • Flexible working policies.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more.

Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure

What Next

If you would like an open and informal discussion regarding the role then please contact; Louise England via

PLEASE NOTE: It is imperative that your covering letter/personal statement clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role as set out in the Job Description (attached on LCC jobs Site) and what you feel you can bring to this role, the team and the wider County Council.

Applications Close on 20th September and interviews will be held week commencing 2nd October 2023.

A Smarter Working Employer

We have embraced new ways of working and hybrid working will be a feature of this role. You will be given a nominated contractual work base and you will be required to commute to this work base when necessary.  Working arrangements regarding hybrid working will be discussed as part of the appointment process.

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 equal 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.

Fluency Duty

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.