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Job reference SESEA20A
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade SCP 4
Pay From: £9632 Per annum To: £9632 per annum
Hours 18.5 hours per week
Closing date 07 July 2022
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Job Description

Clerical Officer
Part Time, 18.5 hours per week

We are St Helens Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a modernising council which is passionate and ambitious for the children and families we support, our communities and our workforce. As part of our transformation journey, we continue to build on our progress and put children firmly at the centre of our care. We can only do this because of our highly valued, skilled, and supported workforce. St Helens council is on a mission to be a leading council for best practice and an employer of choice for individuals seeking a rewarding role and career.

Working as part of Children’s Services in St Helen Council means you will enjoy a wide range of competitive salary and benefits, flexible working, and continuous development at all career stages. We are a strong, resilient Council, that respects and values the individuality and diversity that every employee brings We encourage applications from all sections of the community to enable us to represent the neighbourhoods in which we serve.

Making a difference at St Helens as a Clerical Officer

These are very busy teams working across several Children's Centres with multi agency teams co-located across the centres. The successful candidate will have experience of working in a busy office environment and have excellent verbal and written communication skills, organisational skills, and a proven ability to work under pressure using their own initiative.

Applicants should state their experience of working in an office environment and the systems they are confident in using. The successful candidate will have experience of using Databases and Microsoft applications. You should also have excellent customer service skills; however, training will be provided where required. Applications are invited from candidates who are familiar with dealing with the public and professionals on a daily basis.

St Helens is a great place to work so why not see what our colleagues have to say and to discover our full range of in work benefits. We understand that you may have some questions so if you would like to explore any aspect of the role before applying your welcome to discuss this with us by submitting an expression of interest request to and a member of the team will be in touch to discuss any questions you might have.

Thank you for your interest in working for Children’s Services at St Helens Council and we look forward to receiving your application.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its clients and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.

The council welcomes applications from the BAME community.

For an informal discussion please contact Libby O’Brien on 01744 671788
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