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Vacancy Details

Social Worker

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Grade I (SCP 37-41) £33,799 to £37,849 per annum
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
31/05/2020 at 23:55 PM
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Social Worker x 2 posts - Fixed Term to 31 March 2022

Adult Social Care

Magdalen House, Trinity Road, Bootle 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Social Worker posts to support the new Self Directed Support team. You must be fully qualified with current HCPC registration. You will support the team by re-assessing the needs of adults in receipt of Direct Payments and Individual Service Funds, working closely with Self Directed Support colleagues who will monitor and audit these client’s accounts.

To undertake this role, you must have an excellent understanding of the Care Act 2014, Continuing Health Care, Mental Capacity Act, Direct Payments and Individual Service Funds and other associated legislation. 

We are seeking candidates who are self-motivated, can demonstrate a flexible and positive attitude and have an ability to work from their own initiative with minimal supervision. Excellent communication and negotiation skills are essential in order to manage potential conflict.

You must be able to manage and prioritise a complex case load, demonstrate attention to detail, and be able to use creativity and innovation around support planning.

The posts are fixed term until 31 March 2022 with the possibility of funding being extended beyond this.  

Internal candidates should seek permission from their line manager if they wish to apply as a secondment opportunity.

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.

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