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Senior Social Worker
  • Employer: North East Lincolnshire Council
  • Reference: N139
  • Published: Thu 12/09/2019, 13:55 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 26/09/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Fixed Term for 1 year
  • Salary: NJC31 - £33,799
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Grimsby, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, East Yorkshire, Hull, NE Lincolnshire

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Senior Social Worker

Based at: Civic Offices, Knoll Street, Cleethorpes


North East Lincolnshire Council Children’s Services are committed to achieving the best outcomes for children, young people and families.  We are looking for committed Senior Social Workers who share our ambition, as we genuinely care about the work we do and we want to achieve the best possible results for every child. 


We are seeking experienced Senior Social Workers who are interested in joining a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).  MASH is the front door to our Safeguarding Services within North East Lincolnshire and is a growing fast-paced team. 

  • You have a recognised professional Social Work Qualification (MA/BA/BSC in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work or CSQW)
  • A minimum of three years post qualifying Social Work experience
  • Evidence of having practiced at a Senior Social Work level (knowledge and experience of Child in Need, Child Protection, Public and Private law, including adoption).
  • You want to work to achieve the best for all children, young people and families
  • You can see the benefit of working closely with all professionals who contribute to the lives of children, young people and families and will always work in this way
  • You have a commitment to the highest of practice standards


  • No case holding responsibility in MASH
  • Strong team relationships, the team are friendly and supportive
  • Case oversight and support from experienced Supervisors and Team Manager
  • Strong Leadership and Management - our Leaders care about the job we do and the families we support
  • A commitment to reducing the demand for Social Work intervention and strengthening our early intervention input
  • Excellent working relationships with Early Help Managers to deliver better services
  • Award winning Practice Framework: Signs of Safety and Restorative Practice
  • Career Progression Pathways/Talent and Leadership Academy - we value your career with North East Lincolnshire Council
  • Excellent links with local Universities with access to Research in Practice and Children’s Social Work Matters (Resources) through the Humber Social Work Teaching Partnership - our development matters
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the children and families in need of our support and intervention
  • Excellent training, learning and development opportunities throughout your career
  • Ability to work in an agile and flexible way
  • Friendly and supportive Social Work team, with excellent support from our Business Services
  • Access to mentoring/coaching and employee assistance
  • An excellent working environment in attractive, modern offices with a seafront location in a busy and vibrant east coast resort
  • A competitive salary with generous holiday entitlement, excellent terms and conditions and opportunities for flexible working
  • Payment of HCPC fees and a range of other staff benefits
  • Membership of a Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car parking scheme – park without problems
  • Car Lease Salary Sacrifice Scheme – travel in comfort

This is an exciting time to join Children’s Services in North East Lincolnshire.

If you are a qualified social worker and are interested in finding out more about our vision for the future, the jobs on offer or what we can offer you, then please contact Sarah Blanchard on 01472 325416