Social Worker (AMHP): Visa sponsorship

Lancashire County Council

Salary £33,945-£43,421 Per annum | Permanent,  Full Time, 37 hours per week | Fylde & Wyre

Pay Award Pending

International Sponsorship – this role is open to international sponsorship

An Exciting Opportunity vacancy for a Grade 9 Social worker/AMHP positions in the Fylde and Wyre area working in the Community Mental Health team.
The post offers a  good balance balance of being office based 3 days a week and working from home 2 days.
Pension Scheme available to all new employees at LCC.

There are a variety of jobs available across Lancashire in adult services.

You will support people in different settings, who need additional help to live independently.

We’re looking for people who will bring compassion, empathy and a sense of purpose into the lives of others.

  • You could help people to learn new skills, provide assistance to someone who is older or has a disability or needs support with aspects of their care.
  • You could support someone in their own home, a residential home, a short break service or out and about in the community.
  • You’ll have plenty of opportunity to progress with training and gaining qualifications whilst you work.

The benefits of working in adult services

Working in adult social care is not just an emotionally rewarding role, it’s one of the most varied too.

Working with a range of people with different needs means every day is different.

  • You’ll make a difference to people’s lives every single day.
  • Flexible hours to fit around your life.
  • You need the right qualities, rather than specific qualifications.
  • On the job training and support.
  • Ongoing career progression, paid qualification opportunities and job security.
  • We are a Foundation Living Wage Employer, paying above the National Living Wage.

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.

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 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

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.

The closing date is 30th June 2024
If anyone would like further information then please do contact me via email at or mobile 07852533122 for an informal discussion.

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, which can be found on LCC Vacancies website.

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

If you’re already a Lancashire County Council employee you must apply via the internal vacancies option on Oracle Fusion. You can do this by logging into Oracle Fusion and then going to Me – Current Jobs.

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