Social Worker - Fixed Term to 31/03/2021
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.
Exciting opportunities have arisen in the Adult Social Care Service within Sefton Council and we are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join the Reassessment Team. We are seeking applicants with background in community work and experience of working with complex learning disabilities and EMI would be a distinct advantage.
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.
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 managing the 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 can offer:
A challenging opportunity for personal and professional development
Full support and supervision
Induction and relevant training opportunities
Pension schemeDue 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 Social Workers and registered with Social Work England. The full list of criteria can be found within the person specification.