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Vacancy Details

Social Worker

Employer:
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary:
H or I SCP 26-30 £29,636 to £32,878 or SCP 31-35 £33,799 to £37,849 pro rata per annum
Location:
Sefton
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Hours:
18 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
18/08/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
ASC/19/99918
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Introducing ourselves:

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. With excellent transport networks to Liverpool and links to Manchester, it is an ideal location for accessing the North West and beyond by road, rail or air. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Adult Social Care within Sefton Council.

Job requirements:

As a qualified Social Worker in a busy, hospital Social Work team you will be responsible for fulfilling the Local Authorities statutory duties under the Care Act. This includes assessing individuals and arranging practical and social support for vulnerable people to facilitate a safe and timely discharge from hospital. The role will involve recognising serious risks whilst promoting informed choices. 

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 upper holding the excellent 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 offer:

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

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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