Social Worker - Newly Qualified and Qualified & Experience

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: Inexperienced - Grade H (SCP 26-30 £34,834 - £38,223) Experienced - Grade I (SCP 31-35 £39,186 - £43,421)
  • Location: Various
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 10/12/2023 at 23:59
  • Reference: ASC/23/262650

A suitably qualified and experienced Social Worker is required to join Sefton’s Adult Community Mental Health Team within South Sefton.  Applications are welcome from all qualified social workers but preference will be given to those who are eligible to practice as an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP). 

Sefton’s Community Mental Health Teams are integrated mental health teams and social care staff work alongside clinical staff in order to provide a holistic service to our service users. The teams provide a comprehensive and dynamic service to adults between the ages of 16 and 65 who require support from secondary mental health services.

Social workers located within the team provide a service in line with the principles of the Care Act (2014), Mental Capacity Act (2005), and Mental Health Act (1983), alongside many other legal frameworks. The role covers the wide range of social work activities including safeguarding.   Eligibility to practice as an AMHP or willingness to train is an essential part of the role. 

The post offers a competitive salary, pension scheme, regular supervision and flexible working policy.  Strong training opportunities are provided by both Sefton Council and Mersey Care NHS Trust aimed at promoting continuous professional development.

The closing date for this post is the 10/12/23 interview date 19/12/23  in person at Magdalen House 30 Trinity Road Bootle L20 3NJ.  

Should you wish to discuss this opportunity please contact Mary Helsby Team Manager on 07800 917481 or Kirsten Henriksen Lead Practitioner on 07980 939306

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.

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