Lead Practitioner

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: Grade J (36-39) £42,503 - £45,495 (Pay award pending)
  • Location: Magdalen House/Agile
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 21/11/2023 at 23:59
  • Reference: ASC/23/261248

Adult Social Care Reassessment and Transformation Team

Who are we?

Sefton is a diverse and exciting local authority that is on a journey of aspiration and ambition as it works towards delivering its exciting Sefton 2030 Vision. This journey is shared with our partners and communities as we strive to ensure Sefton is a confident and connected Borough.

Sefton as a Place to Live and Work

Boasting 22 miles of stunning coastline, Sefton is a leading coastal tourist destination with a flourishing visitor economy. Spanning the busy Port of Liverpool, the famous Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation, attractive beaches and dunes, to the resort town of Southport, the diversity of the Borough provides a unique mix of urban and natural setting.

This is a diverse and exciting Borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. With excellent transport links, Sefton is well placed for accessing cities across the Northwest, including Liverpool, Manchester and areas such as the Wirral, Halton and Knowsley.

This is an exciting time to come and work with us. We want to hear from people who possess drive and passion. We a committed, experienced Lead Practitioner to support our development, improvement plans and outcomes for vulnerable adults in our community.

Review and Transformation Team

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Adult Social Care’s Review and Transformation team.  We are looking for an experienced Lead practitioner to join our supportive and forward-looking team, with new developments on the horizon which encourage innovative and creative practice.

We require the successful applicant to have the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm to deliver effective management support while meeting strict and defined targets and timescales. Key duties include managing supported living projects and reviews, driving up quality and improved standards, supporting and managing staff to undertake strengths-based Care Act Reviews, person-centered and outcome-focused support plans, Capacity assessments and best interest documents. Work includes multi-agency working, working with commissioning staff to monitor and develop services, Court of Protection work, CHC and joint-funding applications (this list is not exhaustive).

We will offer robust supervision, opportunities for continuous professional development, and a firm commitment to your personal development.

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:

  • An 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.

We welcome applications from experienced qualified staff. The full list of criteria can be found within the person specification.


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.


This vacancy is now closed