Social Worker (Adults Social Care)
190002FV Requisition #

| Salary £28785 - £32878 per annum | Fixed Term, until 31/03/2020, Full Time 37 hours per week |


Lancashire Adult Social Care has transformed how we assess, deliver and support our citizens in Lancashire with a significant focus on promoting and maintaining independence through creative support planning.

Are you looking for a challenge? Are you looking to find a supportive and team focused environment to flourish in? Do you want to maximise outcomes for people in your community?

We have some exciting opportunities shown below for a Full Time Social Worker to come and join our Community Adult Social Care Team.

The post on offer is based in Burnley. If you would like an informal discussion please contact Sarah Knight – Sarah.Knight@lancashire.gov.uk

We're looking for people who are able to evidence the following skills and experience:

  • You will be able to contribute to the provision of high quality assessments, reviews and support plans for individual's understanding the legal framework they fall within.

  • You will be able to build and sustain relationships to work collaboratively with colleagues and external partners involved in service provision, e.g. Health, Police, Housing and Court as required.

  • You will be able to work under pressure and manage your time flexibly under multiple demands.  

We have a lot to offer people who join our Adult Social Care Teams including a comprehensive two-week induction, the Adult Social Care Academy. We follow this up with a supportive framework, regular supervision with managers, and opportunities to build on existing skills and knowledge.

Lancashire County Council also offers great staff benefits with generous annual leave entitlements and the opportunity to progress as part of an exciting, well-established service that is looking to bring real benefits to the people of Lancashire.

If you think you can bring something to this Service and the Teams that make it work please use these documents to support you in writing your application:

Job Description & Person Specification


We welcome applications from everyone, including students who are newly qualified, if successful we will support you through an Assessed year in Employment. We support all our staff to complete their duties to the best of their abilities.

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.

You must be registered (HCPC) 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.

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.


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