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About the Role

Right to work within the UK – unfortunately at this time we cannot provide working visas or sponsorship for overseas workers.

Are you an experienced Social Worker, working with Adults?

Are you passionate about making a difference to someone’s life?

We, here in Liverpool City Council currently have a number of opportunities in various locations and service areas across the city. The work is varied, and you could be working in the north of south of the city or our Adult Access teams.

All posts include undertaking strengths based Care Act assessments, person centered support planning, reviews, safeguarding enquiries, multi-agency working, Court of Protection applications, Tribunal Reports and other associated assessments. You will receive regular supervision to support you in your role, and development opportunities so you can progress in your career.

We require the successful applicants:

  • Dip SW, BA or MA Social Work or equivalent / or due to receive qualification within next 5 months following application
  • Social Work England registered or due to receive registration within the next 5 months following application
  • Applied knowledge of Community Care Legislation and subsequent guidance, including Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Mental Health Act 1983
  • Experience of completing assessments and support plans and generating these through information technology


  • Responsible for safeguarding, supporting and promoting the well-being of adults with care
  • Contribute to the operational delivery of an effective Adult Social Care Services
  • Report writing
  • Plan and co-produce individual support plans, with regular monitoring and reviews of these support plans
  • Responsible for social work provision
  • Effectively manage your own complex and varied caseload whilst managing the reputation of the Department and Council and complying with national and service procedures and guidance
  • Prepare and participate in Performance and Development Reviews

If you would like to know more about the role or have an informal chat please contact Alison Toolan on [email protected] or call 07821803126.

We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications. If interested, please complete an application as early as possible.


How to Apply and Additional Information

For details on how to apply for this vacancy with Liverpool City Council please scroll to the end of the advert of this vacancy and click on Apply for job.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

We advise you save the job description and person specification on your own device (e.g. laptop, tablet, mobile), as once the closing date has passed they will not be accessible.

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) offers a confidential checking service for transgender applicants. Please contact the sensitive applications team on 0151 676 1452 or email [email protected] for more information.

We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive, and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive.

Working for Liverpool City Council has some great benefits, click here to find out more. You can also find out about our Health and Wellbeing offer here.

We are working hard to ensure that the council is inclusive in recruitment, retention, support, and progression. Click here to find out about how we support our staff.

If you have ambition for yourself and this city, thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you.

If you live in Liverpool, are unemployed, and require help with your application, please contact our employment and skills team at [email protected] or on 0151 233 5312 to register and receive support. More information at

Liverpool City Council is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and believe that the decision to appoint should be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act 2010 such as the application form in a different format or additional time to complete your application, please contact the recruitment team via [email protected]

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