Social Worker: £32,234 - £34,728
Experienced Social Worker: £35,745 - £38,890
Wirral is a great place to work. We are a supportive and nurturing council, committed to developing and progressing our social care workforce so that they can achieve their ambition and thrive.
We don’t just offer a competitive salary but a host of additional benefits which mean that our employees, practitioners and managers love working here. As an employee, you will be offered the opportunity to be part of our collective family, involved in a programme of thought-provoking and relevant staff engagement events, led by visible leaders and managers. You can take part in a bespoke Children’s wellbeing programme which is tailored to the needs of Social Care employees and responsive to the challenging and difficult circumstances you encounter.
There is opportunity to access a range of learning and development opportunities both to support your work with children and families but also to enable self-development and resilience building. Our professional and motivated Practice Improvement Team is a dedicated resource for the Social Care workforce. It delivers practical guidance, learning and advice through its mantra “engage- support- challenge – develop” and is an accessible point of contact at any time of the day.
You will be provided with the right tools and equipment which will allow positive interaction with children and families in a modern and relevant way whilst also enabling you to maximise efficiency and meet tight deadlines without overburdening process and bureaucracy.
Wirral Council and its partners have pledged to #bethedifference for children young people and families of Wirral. To do this, Wirral is embarking on a significant programme of regeneration and urban development which will bring new infrastructure and opportunity across the borough. We need to compliment this by ensuring that we can have the right services and support for children and families at the right time. A committed and passionate Social Care workforce is fundamental to achieving this.
We are looking for excellent social workers to join us in our #bethedifference campaign to improve outcomes for children and young people. If you are interested we would love to hear from you.
We have vacancies in our Assessment & Intervention & Court teams and Permanence teams and Fostering teams and Family Safety Unit. Please state on your application which team you are interested in.
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.
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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.
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.
All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.
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.