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Vacancy Details

Social Worker

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Grade H SCP26-30 £30,984 to £34,373 or I SCP 31-35 £35,336 to £39,571
Southport, North Sefton
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Part Time
36 hours per week. part-time 18 hours is also available.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/05/2022 at 23:58
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Social Workers - 2 x 36 hours and 1 x 18 hours

Sefton is a diverse and exciting borough where people can enjoy a great work / life balance. It encompasses world renowned nature reserves, accessible business and retail Centres, top class leisure facilities and some of the best coastal and countryside positions in the country.

Exciting opportunities have arisen in the Adult Social Care Service within Sefton Council. Sefton are looking for experienced Social Workers for the North team based at Southport Town Hall. We are seeking applicants with backgrounds in community work, with significant experience of working with complex learning disabilities and EMI would be a distinct advantage.

As a qualified social worker, you will contribute to the operational delivery of an effective Adult Social Care service as part of a team responsible for promoting the welfare of and continuously improving outcomes for individuals.

You will manage a defined case load delivering high quality assessments and support plans that address the needs of vulnerable people through the commissioning of individual packages of care, whilst managing the reputation of the Council.

We will offer robust supervision, opportunities for continuous professional development and a firm commitment to your personal development. This is an opportunity to work in a supportive, forward looking team with new developments on the horizon which encourage innovative and creative practice.

The successful candidate must be motivated and committed, with a range of skills and experience to strengthen an established and developing team.  In exchange we can offer:

  • A challenging opportunity for personal and professional development
  • Full support and supervision
  • Induction and relevant training opportunities
  • Pension scheme

Due to the nature of work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and / or relevant care / safeguarding legislation and will only be appointed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Applicants must be professionally qualified Social Workers and registered with the Social Work England. The full list of criteria can be found within the person specification.

Closing date: 27.05.22


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