Senior Practitioner

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £37,890 - £38,890 per annum
  • Location: Fairclough Road, Huyton, 193 Liverpool Road, Huyton, Knowsley , L36 3RZ
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 23/01/2022 at 23:55
  • Reference: CVP 0256A

Knowsley Adult Social Care is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Communities Senior Practitioner to join a dynamic local authority which is seeking to transform the way that services are delivered.

 It is an exciting time to join adult social care with friendly, experienced and supportive colleagues who are dedicated to providing a service that puts citizens at centre of our work.

Applicants will be will need to be experienced in (or have the ability to) undertake all aspects of care management. You will be required to audit and authorise assessments of need to determine eligibility under the Care Act 2014 and support planning from an asset based approach in order to meet the needs of vulnerable residents.

The Community team has responsibility for long term complex cases (learning/physical Disability, Older People, Court work and Transition).

Applicants will need to be social work qualified and professionally registered as a social worker with Social Work England.

You will be provided with regular supervision and access to an excellent training programme.  There are opportunities for more experienced social workers, such as training to become an AMHP or Practice Educator, and enrolment on management and leadership training courses.  Knowsley Council invests in their staff, this is an opportunity to join a local authority who will support your development.

For further information about the post, please contact Lindsay McCann on Mobile number 07384455455 or email



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