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Sefton Children’s Services

Placements will continue to be organised by the university Placement Coordinator.

Sefton Council has a population of approximately 275,500 people (2019) and covers Southport to Formby, Crosby and Waterloo, Seaforth and Litherland, Bootle, Aintree, Thornton, Netherton and Maghull.

#Makeadifference 

Children’s Social Care works with partners to promote prevention and early intervention and to ensure that there are clear and effective arrangements to protect children and young people from harm. You will work with multi-agency partners and there are placement opportunities in teams with expertise in the following areas;

  • Referrals, Children and Family Assessments, Parenting Assessments, direct work with children, Strategy Meetings, Section 47 Investigations, Child Protection Plans, Child In Need (CIN), Care Proceedings, Fostering, Initial Adoption process and care experienced as well as Team Around the Baby.

We look forward to welcoming you on your Social Work Journey!

Sefton Adult’s Services

Placements will continue to be organised by the university Placement Coordinator.

Sefton Council has a population of approximately 275,500 people (2019) and covers Southport to Formby, Crosby and Waterloo, Seaforth and Litherland, Bootle, Aintree, Thornton, Netherton and Maghull.

#Proudtocare

Adult Social Care undertakes statutory duties under pieces of legislation including the Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Mental Health Act 1983. There are placement opportunities in Adult Teams with expertise in the following areas;

  • Mental health Teams, Adults 18+, Learning Disabilities and Autism Team, Transition from Children to Adult services, Substance Use Team, Transformation team, DoLS Team, Hospital Discharge/ Frailty Teams, Safeguarding Team.
  • Shadowing available with our AMHP service.

We look forward to welcoming you on your Social Work Journey!