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Job Title Senior Insurance Officer
Job reference CHS23A
Department Corporate Services Directorate
Grade Scp 29-32
Pay From: £35,411 To: £38,296 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 29 January 2023
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as A Senior Insurance Officer

St Helens Borough Council is seeking to appoint a self-motivated, enthusiastic and conscientious Senior Insurance Officer to support the Head of Audit and Risk in developing and delivering the Council’s Insurance Policy and Strategy.

Duties will include the management of all civil claims made against the Council, providing advice to Council officers on insurance matters, liaising with insurance professionals and line management to ensure that appropriate insurance arrangements are in place, to mitigate the overall financial risk arising from claims. To provide information to senior management based on claims data that will enable learning and improvements to services and a reduction in the number and costs of claims.

The successful applicant will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work to deadlines, experience of working at a senior level within an organisation and have extensive knowledge of the insurance sector and relevant qualification(s). The post holder will be the main contact internally and externally on all insurance related matters and is expected to keep abreast of industry changes by way of membership to professional groups and attendance at seminars etc.

A provisional date for interviews has been arranged for Tuesday 21 February 2023.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact June Bracken, Team Manager – Health & Safety and Resilience on 01744 671722 junebracken@sthelens.gov.uk or Jan Bakewell, Director of Legal & Governance on 01744 673209 janbakewell@sthelens.gov.uk

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

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.
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Application Form Non Disclosure Aug22 (2).pdf
Applicant Letter.pdf
Person Specification Senior Insurance Officer.pdf
Job Description Senior Insurance Officer (003).pdf
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