Social Worker

Posted 2 days ago by Liverpool City Council

Main Purpose

World Class Social Workers Required For a World Class City

Liverpool City Council are recruiting Social Workers for our Children and Young Peoples Services. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right people to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable children, young people and their families, to widen your career aspirations and join our motivated and committed social work teams.

Why work in Liverpool

  • Investment of over £7 million in Children’s Social Care
  • We have made a strong and confident bid to join the Unicef Child Friendly City programme
  • A world class culture, media and sport offer
  • One of the world’s most distinctive and creative cities, in the top 40 visitor destinations in the world
  • Visitor economy £4.3bn, welcomed over 62m visitors and supports over 51,500 jobs
  • A World Heritage Site and home to the world’s largest harbour

Our vision for children, young people and families is for all of our children and young people to enjoy the best possible quality of life and to reach their full potential.

The Director and Assistant Director are committed to supporting and developing an experienced, stable and skilled workforce to ensure we deliver this vision for our children and families.

The service provides and delivers a quality service for children and young people in need of help and protection, children who are looked after by the Local Authority, going through care proceedings and those children who have a plan for adoption.

Your social work skills, knowledge and experience will enable you to understand the child’s needs and wishes in order to plan interventions resulting in the best outcome possible for children, young people and their families.

We are committed to support practitioners to continue their professional development by providing varied training opportunities, a career pathway and manageable caseloads which allow a healthy work life balance.

This is an exciting opportunity to broaden your career. We offer a generous pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, agile technology, structured support programme, a culture of learning and continuous improvement, staff offers.

If you are keen to find out more information about any of the roles, please call Kerry Crampton onand Kerry will arrange for you to talk to a manager from the service.

Reference: 37987425

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