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Social Worker
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: ASC/19/106498
  • Published: Wed 14/08/2019, 14:10 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 06/09/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade H (SCP 26–30 £29,636-£32,878) / Grade I (SCP 31-35 £33,799 - £37,849) dependent upon experience
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Sefton, Merseyside

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Social Worker

A suitably qualified and experienced Social Worker is required to join Sefton’s Adult Community Mental Health service. Applications are welcome from all qualified social workers but preference will be given to those who are eligible to practice as an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP).

Sefton’s Community Mental Health Teams are integrated mental health teams and social care staff work alongside clinical staff in order to provide a holistic service to our service users. The teams provide a comprehensive and dynamic service to adults between the ages of 16 and 64 who require support from secondary mental health services.

Social workers located within the team provide a service in line with the principles of the Care Act (2014), Mental Capacity Act (2005), Care Programme Approach (CPA) and Mental Health Act (1983). The role covers the full range of social work activities including safeguarding. Although the social work role in the team primarily focuses on social care related issues social workers also undertake a limited role as a care coordinator. Eligibility to practice as an AMHP or willingness to train is an essential part of the role.

The post offers a competitive salary, pension scheme, regular supervision and flexible working policy. Strong training opportunities are provided by both Sefton Council and Mersey Care NHS Trust aimed at promoting continuous professional development.

The closing date for this post is Friday 6 September and applicants will be contacted during the week commencing Monday 9 September.


Should you wish to discuss this opportunity please contact Mary Helsby or Stephen Roper on 0151 330 8500.