We are St Helens Borough 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.
Making a Difference as PLO Co-ordinator
The Social Work Assessment Service is seeking to recruit to the PLO Coordinator post at this exciting time of development in St Helens. The role is to coordinate and drive practice development in respect of Public Law Outline practice and performance to ensure timely and effective permanence planning for children and young people. The successful applicant will have the ability to evidence their experience and skills in respect of PLO, Quality Assurance, Court work and supporting the development of practitioners in this area of work to achieve positive outcomes for children, young people and families.
We offer a structured programme of training and support.
The salary for this post is up to £44,539 per annum.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to utilise existing skills and develop new ones. You will receive continuous support, development, and career progression opportunities on your journey with us. The posts include some home working but will require you to regularly attend the St Helens office and travel around the St Helens and surrounding areas.
Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
St Helens is a great place to work so why not visit our Children’s Services web page https://socialcarerecruitment.sthelens.gov.uk/ to see what our colleagues have to say and discover our full range of in work benefits.
For an informal discussion please contact Donna Naden, PLO Co-ordinator, on 07521 872028
This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality.
St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.
NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan
Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.