Thursday, April 06, 2017



North Lincolnshire Council is currently recruiting for a Principal Mental Health Social Worker in its Adult Social Care team.
It is a permanent job, working 37 hours a week, based at Hewson House in Brigg (pictured). 
The starting salary is £45,533 (grade 12).
Are you passionate about the social work profession? Do you have the ability to lead and oversee high quality social work practice within an Adult Social Care setting? We want to hear from you.
We are looking for someone who is self-motivating and committed that will bring extensive social work experience in the field of mental health, and have a sound understanding of local and national initiatives that will enable you to drive effective change locally.
The ideal candidate will be able to inspire others and lead by example, and have a proven track record in dealing with a range of workforce issues. Other attributes include having a high degree of inter-personal skills to support your ability to work effectively in developing and sustaining partnership arrangements.
For this role candidates must hold the following:

  • A professional social work qualification
  • HCPC registration
  • AMHP status or a willingness to work towards the AMHP qualification
  • Level 5 management qualification, or the equivalent knowledge skills and experience, with a willingness to work towards a formal qualification

In return for your knowledge, skills and experience you will be welcomed into a supported, experienced and outward looking leadership team who can, and do, draw on a wide range of professional and specialist support to ensure excellence across the service. 
We also offer:

  • A competitive salary 
  • An attractive relocation package 
  • Lease car supplement 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Generous annual leave entitlement of up to 33 days per annum plus bank holidays 
  • Childcare salary sacrifice scheme

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Karen Pavey, Director of Adults and Community Wellbeing on 01724 296420.
Further details, including the job description and employee specification can be found at
The closing date for applications is 18 April 2017.
Karen Pavey, Director of Adults and Community Wellbeing, said: “This is an extremely important role within North Lincolnshire Council’s Adult Social Care Service. The ideal candidate will have a high level of experience and knowledge in the mental health field.
“We are looking for someone who can provide professional leadership, advice, guidance and development for mental health social work and social care across the Adult Social Care Service.
“If you are passionate about social work, and can lead and oversee excellent social work practice by supporting effective mental health social work supervision and decision making, we want to hear from you.”

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