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Job Title Key Worker - Young People (Fixed Term until September 2023 - potentially be extended subject to securing funding
Job reference PEDRM9
Department Place Directorate
Grade Scp 12-17
Pay From: £24,496 per annum To: £26,845 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 29 March 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 Key Worker in St Helens Ways To Work

This is an exciting opportunity to provide Information, Advice and Guidance to participants of St Helens Council’s ESF ‘Ways to Work’ Programme, which provides support to people who experience barriers to participating in the labour market and which has so far delivered hundreds of job outcomes.

Key Workers (Fixed Term until September 2023 . The role could potentially be extended beyond this date subject to securing funding which is currently underway.

Working with Adults (18+) who are entrenched in worklessness and who have multiple barriers to remove in order to move closer to the labour market.

You will engage with and manage a case load of clients and help to assess individual barriers to employment and develop and implement a personalised plan, creating an individualised pathway to sustained employment. You will remain as the single point of contact for support for participants as they make their journey towards employment.
With a track record of providing employment-related Information, advice and guidance support, you will have the personal skills and ability to deal with your own changing and dynamic caseload of clients, each with their own set of personalised requirements, and support the clients on individualised pathways to move them closer to the labour market with the ultimate aim of securing sustainable employment .

Posts are subject to funding agreement
Based in St Helens, midway between Liverpool and Manchester.
Previous applicants need not apply.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by emailing us at

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure
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
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.

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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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Job Application Packs
Job Description Key Worker Adults 2.pdf
Application Form Disclosure Aug22.pdf
Applicant Letter.pdf
Person Specification Key Worker.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.