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Advanced Social Work Practitioner

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CF&E/21/164198
  • Published: Thu 09/09/2021, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 03/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week
  • Salary: £39,880 to £42,821
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Cheshire Lines Building, Agile, Merseyside

Grade PO10

Help us be the difference for children and young people

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

The role of Advanced Social Work Practitioners in Wirral is empowering and insightful. You will be able to develop your management and leadership skills whilst still receiving dedicated support and guidance.

You will play a role in ensuring robust oversight of cases, offering advice, guidance and support in a timely and appropriate way as well as developing key analytical and performance management skills.

Fundamentally, in this role, you will help to strengthen the offer of support provided to young people and families in Wirral.

You will also have access to a range of learning and development opportunities provided directly by our professional and dedicated Practice Improvement Team who are accessible and available to deliver practical guidance, learning and advice as and when you need it. You will be supported and guided to take the next step when this is right for you.

As an organisation, we don't just offer a competitive salary but a host of additional benefits which mean that our employees thrive working here. You will become integrated into our collective family, involved in a programme of thought-provoking and relevant staff engagement events, led by visible leaders and managers. You will have access to a range of wellbeing support, tailored to your needs and responsive to the challenging and difficult circumstances you encounter.

For more information, please contact Melanie Fearon – melaniefearon@wirral.gov.uk / 0151 666 4104

This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home. In future, the Council will be moving to a hybrid of working arrangements for many of our roles with a combination of homeworking, office and site working as required.

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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English

This post is subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council’s Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.

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  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CF&E/21/164198
  • Published: Thu 09/09/2021, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 03/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week
  • Salary: £39,880 to £42,821
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Cheshire Lines Building, Agile, Merseyside

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