Senior Social Worker International Sponsorship Available

May 19, 2024
£38.2 - £43.4 / year

Job Description




  • Annual salary ranges from £38,223 to £43,421.
  • Permanent l
  • Full-time, 37 hours each week.
  • Adult Social Care in West Strand, Preston

Pay Award is pending.


International sponsorship –

This post is accessible to international sponsorship (shortage occupation and permanent full-time vacancy).


Are you ready for a new challenge? Do you wish to thrive in a supportive, team-oriented environment? Would you like to work with people in your community to help them develop their talents, gain independence, and achieve their goals? If the answer is yes, Lancashire County Council would want to hear from you.

We have an interesting opportunity in Adult Social Care with the following team.


The role on offer:

Position: Senior Social Worker.

Location: West Strand, Preston.

Contract Type: Permanent.

Contract hours: 37.

Salary range: £38,223 – £43,421.

To discuss this vacancy, please contact Elenor King at


What can we provide you?

Flexible work opportunities

A competitive pay.

Inclusion in the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The possibility to contribute to an Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) programme in addition to the occupational pension.

Generous yearly leave entitlement, as well as the option to purchase additional leave throughout the year

A wide range of perks are offered, including discounts with local retailers and financial support.

Access to Credit Unions

Registering body membership expenses are paid (where registration is an essential requirement of your role).

Strong ties with nearby higher education institutions as part of the Greater Lancashire Teaching Partnership.

Enrol in the Adult Social Care Academy, a specialised training curriculum that aids staff during their first year with Adult Social Care.

Newly qualified social workers can enrol and get help through the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE).

Opportunities to obtain additional role-specific certifications through apprenticeship systems.

Our subscription to Research in Practice provides us with access to a multitude of practice tools.

A well-established staff health and wellness initiative

Maternity, paternity, adoption, parental, and caregiver’s leave

Sickness Pay

The bike-to-work scheme follows guidelines.

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you and you believe you have what we’re looking for, please apply to work for us.

*Please ensure that you have uploaded and included your supporting statement demonstrating how you match the requirements for the post. Without this evidence, the panel may be unable to consider you for an interview.

To be appointed as a Social Worker, applicants must be registered with Social Work England (SWE) or apply to register with SWE.
Applications may be considered if you are pursuing a qualification that is required for the position you are seeking for and plan to complete it within the following three months after the application date.

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013) covers the position for which you are seeking. If you are successful, you will need to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a ‘disclosure. More information can be found under the ‘Our Recruitment Process’ tab.

You will be needed to furnish an automobile for use in conjunction with the duties of this position, and you must be insured for business purposes. However, we may consider you if you are unable to drive due to a disability. Applicants may also be considered if their ability to drive has been directly impacted by the epidemic due to DVLA delays and issues obtaining lessons. However, this is subject to the needs of the service, and choices are made at the discretion of the recruitment manager. Anyone who is successfully appointed but is unable to drive will be required to pass their test and supply a car for work purposes during their 6-month probation period.

We reserve the right to close a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we get enough applications.

If you’re a Lancashire County Council employee, apply through the internal positions option on Oracle Fusion. You may do this by signing into Oracle Fusion and then selecting Me -> Current Jobs.

We look forward to examining your application.