Social Worker

Social Worker (Adults Social Care)
210003PR Requisition #

| Salary £29,577 - £38,890 per annum | Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week |Hyndburn & Ribble Valley area

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to join our Community Mental Health Team.

As part of this team you will complete social care assessments, support plans and reviews designed to support the delivery of a coordinated response to individual's needs.  The team works in partnership with all internal and external professionals involved in assessment and service provision, eg. Health, police, housing etc. including Court work when required.

You will need to be someone who can provide professional supervision and oversight to members of the team as well as contribute to the provision of high quality assessments, reviews and support plans for individuals.

There is a full time role working across Monday to Friday.

We will offer you good team support, regular supervision, opportunities to build on existing skills and knowledge, great staff benefits, generous annual leave entitlements and the opportunity to flourish as part of an exciting, well established team that is looking to bring real benefits to a key part of Lancashire County Council's Adult Social Care Service.

Candidates must hold a relevant qualification in social work and be registered with SW England.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Amy Bibby on 07717 543 720.

Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role. The panel may be unable to shortlist you for interview without this evidence.

You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.

You must be registered (SWE) to be appointed as a Social Worker or have applied to register with the Social Care Council. For Social Worker/Care Manager positions where non social worker qualifications are accepted, registration is not required, and you will be appointed as a Care Manager.


This post is a COVID-19 critical post. The successful applicant/s will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and are strongly encouraged to take up the offer of the COVID-19 vaccination.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on our website here


We do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

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