Social Worker (MASH)

Social Worker (Adults Social Care)
2000014F Requisition #

| Salary £28,785 - £32,878 per annum | Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week |

Are you ready for a fresh challenge? Do you wish to find a supportive and team focused environment to flourish in? Are you looking to prevent harm and reduce the risk of abuse or neglect to adults in your community? 

We have exciting opportunities shown below for a Senior Social Worker and Social worker to come and join Safeguarding Adult Service in Lancashire 

The posts on offer are:
  1. Permanent full time (37 hrs.) Senior Social Worker based at Lancashire House Accrington in the multiagency safeguarding hub (MASH) Contact Briony Martin 01772 530624  or Popinder Bhogal 01254 220613 for an informal discussion of the role.
  2. Permanent full time (37 hrs.) Social Worker based at Lancashire House Accrington in the multiagency safeguarding hub (MASH) Contact Briony Martin 01772 530624  or Popinder Bhogal 01254 220613 for an informal discussion of the role 

The Safeguarding Enquiry Service are looking for people who are able to display the following skills and experience:

  • Someone who can safeguard adults in a way that supports them in making choices and having control about how they want to live.
  • Provide information and support in accessible ways to help people understand the different types of abuse, how to stay safe and what to do to raise an alert about the safety or well-being of an adult.
  • Someone who is able to undertake or support with safeguarding enquiries, safeguarding reviews and safeguarding plans for individuals.
  • Someone who can build and sustain relationships to work collaboratively with colleagues, Providers and external partners involved in safeguarding enquiries, e.g. Health, Police, Housing and Office of the Public Guardian as required, whilst having confidence to challenge what is not working and work creatively to suggest alternative safeguarding methods.
  • Someone who can work under pressure and manage their time flexibly and intelligently under multiple demands.

We have a lot to offer people who join our Adult Social Care Teams including a comprehensive two-week induction programme in our bespoke Adult Social Care Academy which also includes four additional recall training days throughout your first year with us. We follow this up with a supportive framework, regular supervision with managers and opportunities to build on your existing skills and knowledge. 

Lancashire County Council also offers great staff benefits with generous annual leave entitlements including the option to purchase additional leave days, a well-established staff Health and Wellbeing programme 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 the Safeguarding Service please use the documents below in the relevant attached 'Job Description and Person Specification.' to support you in writing your application. 

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


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 with Social Work England to be appointed ­­­to this role.

As per the Council's response to COVID-19, interviews will be held via Skype conference calling, support for which will be given.

We look forward to considering your application.


Social Worker – Job Description and Person Specification

Senior Social Worker – Job Description and Person Specification

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