Principal Social Worker
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: ASC/21/148211
  • Published: Wed 05/05/2021, 9:50 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 25/05/2021, 23:56 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade L SCP 42+43 £45,859 to £46,845 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Sefton, Merseyside

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Principal Social Worker

Principal Social Worker, Sefton Adult Social Care

Permanent Full Time Post

Introducing ourselves:

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 centers, top class leisure facilities and some of the best coastal and countryside positions in the country. With excellent transport networks to Liverpool and links to Manchester, it is an ideal location for accessing the North West and beyond by road, rail or air. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Adult Social Care within Sefton Council, for a Principle Social Worker.

We are looking for a Principal Social Worker to support frontline practice and drive service improvement through quality assurance, learning and workforce development.

As the Principal Social Worker, you will have a critical role within the senior management team, ensuring feedback from the social work frontline is heard by managers and partners at all levels; implementing the Sefton Workforce Development Strategy; and identifying and developing improvements to social work practice and expertise at all levels.

Leading across Adult Services, working with social workers, as well as others involved in face to face practice, to identify opportunities to improve the impact of all our work with vulnerable adults.

What we’re looking for:

An experienced social worker registered with Social Work England who can demonstrate through qualifications and experience that they can effectively carry out the duties of the post.

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.





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