Liverpool City Council (LCC) are seeking to recruit an experienced Consultant Social Worker for up to 2 years within Children’s Early Help Service who will be responsible for supervising, Police Community Support Officers.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to make a real difference to the lives of our children, young people and families.
Why work in Liverpool:
Our vision for children, young people and families is:
All our children and young people enjoy the best possible quality of life and reach their full potential
The Director and his team are committed to supporting and motivating an experienced, stable and skilled workforce to ensure we deliver this vision for our children and families,
Children’s Services - Early Help Service is currently recruiting to a Consultant Social Work position (fixed term up to 2 years) within our Early Help Hubs. Please note this is a non caseholding role.
The needs of the children of Liverpool are right at the heart of everything we do and if you share our determination to make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and their families then we would welcome an application from you.
The successful candidate will need to consider referrals/requests for Early Help for families, and consider available information in order to decide on a plan of action and best placed service or agency to undertake a Lead Professional role. (Mainly through EHAT/Pre-EHAT).
You will have responsibility for the supervision and development of a team of Police Community Support Officers ensuring high quality standards of performance and practice are observed and maintained
To ensure any concerns are escalated and de-escalated appropriately in order to safeguard and promote the welfare of vulnerable children and families.
Demonstrable skills and knowledge will include:
We are committed to support practitioners to continue their professional development by providing specialist workforce development activity throughout a worker’s career pathway underpinned by a career progression.
This is an exciting opportunity to broaden career aspirations into wider practice development, improvement and learning. In return we offer a generous pension scheme, a structured support programme and culture of learning and staff offers.