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Vacancy Details

Principal Social Worker

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Grade L SCP 42+43 £45,859 to £46,845 per annum
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
10/06/2021 at 23:55
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Principal Social Worker x 2

Permanent - Full Time Posts

We are looking for 2 Principal Social Worker to support frontline practice and drive service improvement through quality assurance, learning and workforce development.

As the Principal Social Worker, you will have a critical role within the senior management team, ensuring feedback from the social work frontline is heard by managers and partners at all levels; implementing the Sefton Workforce Development Strategy; and identifying and developing improvements to social work practice and expertise at all levels.

Leading across Children’s Services, working with social workers, as well as others involved in face to face practice, to identify opportunities to improve the impact of all our work with children and young people and those that care for them.

What we’re looking for:

An experienced social worker registered with Social Work England who can demonstrate through qualifications and experience that they can effectively carry out the duties of the post.

For more information contact:

Nicky Horn Service Manager safeguarding and Quality Assurance on 07792 676142

Interviews will be held on 18th June 2021

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).


Please fully complete the online application form.





Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed