Childrens Services Level 2 Social Worker – Grantham

Childrens Services Level 2 Social Worker

Children’s Services

Level 2 Social Worker

Lincolnshire | £32,234 – £35,745

Social Care is always there for the people who need it most. It keeps children safe, transforms their lives, gives them opportunities and can be the glue that holds a family together. There has never been a more exciting time to join our team, because the work we are doing doesn’t just change lives in Lincolnshire, it will spark change across the whole country. We aspire to redefine what children’s services departments should look like.

We have a small number of Level 2 social work positions available in North Kesteven, Gainsborough, Lincoln and Horncastle. We also have vacancies in our CWD team in Sleaford and our LAC team in North Hykeham. Please indicate in your personal statement which area you are applying to.

If you are compassionate, with experience in social care and possess knowledge of relevant legislations, you’d be a great addition to our Social Care teams. As one of the eight original local authorities to be awarded with Partners in Practice status, we’ve been recognised for the way we’re ‘changing thinking and practice’, and we remain committed to improving children’s services in the UK.

As a Level 2 Children’s Services Social Worker, you’ll manage and conduct a variety of complex assessments, and contribute to the planning and reviewing of cases across a broad variety of practice from start to finish. Our people are at the heart of our progress, which is why we’ll make sure you have the right support, development and training opportunities at your fingertips.

Day to day, you’ll be using our Signs of Safety methodology to collaborate with families and empower them to find their own solutions. You’ll also navigate the family and youth justice systems to support young people and families and create child-centred care plans with a range of multi-agency partners, while continuously developing your own knowledge of child development.

If you’re a conscientious and resilient Social Work England-registered social worker with a talent for relationship building, we want to hear from you.

We’re committed to supporting your continuous professional development and career progression and our offer includes regular supervision, group learning, a range of Learning and Development opportunities including at PQ level, and access to both Research in Practice and Community Care online platforms. Join us, and we’ll give you everything you need to excel, taking you from L2 to Advanced Practitioner and beyond.

We offer a 7% annual retention bonus to all Level 2 Social Workers working within our FAST teams.

Take your next step with us today and use your skills where they matter most.

Find out more about each role and apply at social-worker-recruitment or contact Laura Bonner at

Please note that Tier 2 sponsorship is not available for this position.

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 similar 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.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

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.