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Work for Halton Borough Council

Vacancy Details

Advanced Social Worker - Complex Care

Halton Borough Council
£35,745 - £38,890
Halton Borough Council
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/12/2021 at 23:55
Halton Borough Council


The Complex Care Runcorn Team, is an adult social work team, responsible for the Long Term delivery of Care Management,  for Adults over the age of 18 years.

Halton Borough council’s expectations are high and you will need a strong commitment to providing first class person centred care to Halton residents over 18 and support to their carers. You will be passionate about working with a range of service user groups (older people, adults with learning disabilities and adults with physical and sensory difficulties, challenging discrimination whilst promoting independence.

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent position for an Advanced Practitioner within the team. The role will include, working with a small group of highly complex individuals/situations.  You will provide wider progression support and supervision to team members. Provide support to the Principal and Practice manager  and will link in and cascade the priorities of the Principal Social Worker. 

You will have a recognised professional qualification Dip SW, Degree or equivalent, good interpersonal and communication skills,  You will be an experienced Social Worker, with  a flexible approach and a willingness to continually improve your practice; in addition you must hold a full driving licence.

You will receive a car user allowance and a flexible working week. You will receive up to 33 days annual leave per annum and a commitment to your on-going professional development.


Applicants should note that the successful candidate will be asked to:

Provide proof that they have successfully registered with Social Work England  

Apply for an Enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure.


For an informal discussion please contact: Debbie O'Connor(Principal Manager), or Sarah Foy, (Practice Manager),  Complex Care Runcorn – 0151-511-8607


Interviews will be held on Thursday 16th December


From 11 November 2021, The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities)(Amendment)(Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 require registered persons of all Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered care homes (which provide accommodation together with nursing or personal care) to ensure that a person does not enter the indoor premises unless they have been vaccinated against COVID-19. You will not be eligible for employment or continued employment in such a setting if you are unable to evidence to your employer/prospective employer that you have either been vaccinated with the complete course of doses of an authorised vaccine (including booster doses); or that for clinical reasons you are medically exempt from vaccination.


How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.


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