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This Post is available to INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
Job Title Social Worker Children with Disabilities Team x 2
Job reference SSCFD2
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade 1-10
Pay From: £36,076 per annum To: £44,221 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 27 March 2024
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Job Description
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.

With our ILACS inspection now over and an increasingly stable workforce it’s a great time to join us! We have a limited number of vacancies remaining.

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 Borough 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 our Children with Disabilities Team at St Helens Borough 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 Social Worker, joining us means you will provide expertise commensurate with your role, experience and grade, acting as an invaluable resource to the team and department working in a diverse, challenging and rewarding environment.

If you are a social worker who really likes to make a difference and are keen to take on the challenge then, you can read our full job description and person specification criteria document, for full information, along with application submission information.

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 this role before applying, you are welcome to contact sharonhawkins@sthelens.gov.uk

This is a hybrid position with some home working, however the post will require you to be based at our offices in St Helens and be able to attend the St Helens area regularly as part of your work.

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

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.

You can also contact us first for a chat before applying or to submit your CV in the first instance you can do this by emailing us at socialcarerecruitment@sthelens.gov.uk


This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure and Social Work England Registration.

St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that the Council guarantees an interview to disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria for the job, as detailed on the Person Specification, and will, for qualifying disabled candidates, make reasonable adjustments within the interview/selection process.

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 Disclosure Aug22.pdf
Applicant Letter.pdf
Person Specification.pdf
Job Description.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.