Location: Aintree Hospital
Contract: Fixed term until 31st March 2022
Full Time - 36 hours per week.
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.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Adult Social Care Service within Sefton Council on a fixed term contract basis. We are seeking applicants with backgrounds in Hospital and/or community Social Work.
As a qualified social worker, you will contribute to the delivery of an effective Adult Social Care service as part of a team responsible for facilitating safe and timely discharges from Hospital for Sefton residents.
You will manage a defined caseload delivering high quality assessments and support plans that address the needs of vulnerable people through the commissioning of individual packages of care, step down beds and care home placements whilst managing the reputation of the Council.
We will offer robust supervision, opportunities for continuous professional development and a commitment to your personal development. This is an opportunity to work in a fast paced, supportive, and well-established team which works in partnership with Multi-Disciplinary colleagues across Health and Social Care.
The successful candidate must be motivated and committed, with a range of skills and experience. In exchange we can offer:
A challenging opportunity for personal and professional development
Full support and supervision
Induction and relevant training opportunities
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 Social Workers and registered with Social Work England. The full list of criteria can be found within the person specification.
Closing date: 30.11.2020
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.