Full time / Permanent
An exciting opportunity has arisen in Sefton Adult Social Care to become a Team Manager in their Hospital Social Work Team at Aintree University Hospital. As a Team Manager you will have management responsibility for a team of qualified Social Workers and will be expected to provide robust supervision in line with Sefton’s supervision policy. Applicants should have proven management experience or be ready to demonstrate their readiness for the step up to a management position. This role will be involve working collaboratively with health partners to develop a safe and robust pathway for patients and carers.
Please note that in order to apply for this post you must be qualified and registered as a Social Worker with Social Work England and have post qualifying experience preferably in Adult Social Care.
Sefton is a vibrant local authority that is already on a journey of aspiration and ambition as it works towards delivering its exciting Vision 2030. This journey is shared with our partners and communities as we strive to ensure Sefton is a confident and connected Borough.
Sefton has a strong track record of partnership working and place leadership, and for having a motivated and dedicated workforce that is resilient and adaptable, it puts the Council in the best possible place to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead.
If you would like to be part of our team and contribute to our ongoing success and have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate and make a difference to outcomes for adults and carers then we would like to hear from you. As a passionate, service focused and resilient Social Worker with a ‘can do’ attitude, Sefton Council wants you to help achieve its vision for all vulnerable adults and their carers. With our partners, we are working hard to help all adults to keep them safe; and independent and an active part of the community in which they abide. As an Authority, our current focus is caseload and good quality supervision, with our excellent in house training offer you can expect many development opportunities and training tools available for all staff, you can become part of our vision and management team.
A confident and connected borough
Sefton is the northern borough of Liverpool City Region with more than 273,000 residents.
Boasting 22 miles of stunning coastline, Sefton is a leading coastal tourist destination with a flourishing visitor economy. Spanning the busy Port of Liverpool, the famous Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation, attractive beaches and dunes, to the resort town of Southport, the diversity of the borough provides a unique mix of urban and natural setting.
You will be working in a diverse and exciting borough with a world renown race course and famous golf courses alongside National Trust nature reserves where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. With excellent transport links Sefton is well placed for accessing cities across the North West, including Liverpool and Manchester. With vibrant town centres, intimate commuter towns, beautiful villages and stunning coastal and rural locations, everyone can find their perfect home.
This is an organisation where excellent links with our partners, businesses and communities are integral to the delivery of our products and services.
What you’ll get in return
- 27 days or 32 days annual leave with 5 years continuous service
- Pension Scheme
- Interest-free loans on annual travel cards
- Discounted leisure centre membership
- Cycle Scheme
- Wide range of developmental and training opportunities
- In house Training Provision
- In house Occupational Health Services
- Aid to recruitment package
If you wish to discuss any aspects of this role, please contact Andrew McDonald on 07977 237816.
Please do not make contact if you are from a recruitment or advertising agency.
Please specify in your application which area(s) of service you would be particularly interested in.
If successful, you will also be required to apply for an Enhanced Criminal Record Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults across the Borough. As such the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act relating to the non-disclosure of spent convictions do not apply to this job. YOU MUST THEREFORE, DISCLOSE WHETHER YOU HAVE ANY PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS IN THE APPLICATION FORM.
Closing Date: 30 November 2021
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.