Social Worker (Qualified and Experienced)

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: Grade I (31-35) £39,186 - £43,421
  • Location: Magdalen House
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 27 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 26/02/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: ASC/23/265166

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Adult Social Care Service within Sefton Council. Sefton are looking for an experienced Social Worker for the DoLS Team. You must be a qualified Best Interest Assessor.

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.

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 established and developing teams.  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 and experienced Social Workers and registered with Social Work England. The full list of criteria can be found within the person specification.

 

 

 

Equal Opportunities

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Sefton Council strives to ensure that our workforce is inclusive and representative of our communities. A diverse workforce is important to us, our staff bring with them a wide range of experiences, views, ideas, and innovations, and we are committed to providing an environment that recognises, respects, and values everybody’s identity, where individual differences are strengths and where everyone can thrive and maximise their potential. We are always open to learning and growing as an organisation, and we welcome new ideas and initiatives that promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer; all candidates will receive equal treatment. Our decision to appoint will be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.

GUARANTEED INTERVIEW SCHEME

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.

If you are currently in care or have previously been in care, we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for care experienced people if you meet the essential requirements for the role.

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