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Social Worker
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: ASC/19/100451
  • Published: Fri 07/06/2019, 16:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/06/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Grade H £29,636 to £32,878 or Grade I £33,799 to £37,849
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Sefton, Merseyside

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Social Worker

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 centres, 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.

Job requirements:

As a Qualified Social Worker, you will be based in Aintree University Hospital and be required to facilitate discharges in accordance with the Care Act 2014. You will be responsible for providing practical and social support for vulnerable people and their families, including contributing to the assessment and review of care packages, recognising serious risk and promoting informed choices.

You will manage a defined case load delivering high quality assessments and support plans that address the needs of vulnerable people through the commissioning of individual packages of care and care home placements, whilst upholding the excellent reputation of the Council. 

We will offer robust supervision, opportunities for continuous professional development and a firm commitment to your personal development. This is an opportunity to work in a supportive, forward looking team with new developments on the horizon which encourage innovative and creative practice. 

The successful candidate must be motivated and committed, with a range of skills and experience to strengthen an established and developing team. In exchange, we offer:

  • A challenging opportunity for personal and professional development
  • Full support and supervision
  • Induction and relevant training opportunities
  • Pension scheme