Lead Practitioner
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: ASC/21/140602
  • Published: Thu 07/01/2021, 13:30 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 25/01/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18 hours per week
  • Salary: SCP 36-39 £39,880 - £42,821 pro rata per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Bootle, Merseyside

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Lead Practitioner

Lead Practitioner

Reassessment Team Adult Social Care:

18 hours per week - Permanent post

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.

Adult Social Care is recruiting a Lead Practitioner to join the established Reassessment team. Yr You will support the team manager in the development and management of the team in order to deliver high quality reassessments and support plans that address the needs of vulnerable people through commissioning individual packages of care that lead to improved outcomes whilst managing the reputation of the Service and the Council. Supporting practitioners in managing complex cases and providing formal supervision and deputising for the team manager as required.

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified and experienced social worker with proven leadership ability.

You will have a thorough knowledge of adult social care legislation and statutory guidance will ensure that risks faced by vulnerable people are appropriately managed and team members from other professional backgrounds are supported in the delivery of services.

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 a developing team.  In exchange we can offer:

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

Due to the nature of work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and / or relevant care / safeguarding legislation and will only be appointed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Applicants must be professionally qualified Social Workers and registered with SW England. The full list of criteria can be found within the person specification.

Closing date:   25th January .

How to Apply

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