St. Helens is a Council with high ambitions, a place full of energy and focus and an exciting future ahead. Our vision is to work together for a better borough, with people at the heart of everything we do.
Located in the heart of the north-west 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 receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits including a Car Leasing Scheme, new ways of flexible hybrid working, learning and development support.
There is no better time to join us and become part of our improvement journey and help drive innovative change across our services.
In this newly created role, you will report to the Team Manager – Health & Safety and Resilience, leading and promoting effective contingency planning arrangements to enable the Council to respond to emergencies, support emergency service partners and continue to deliver critical local services for our citizens.
We are looking for an experienced, motivated and performance driven individual to provide high quality professional advice to ensure compliance, supporting our senior leadership team and liaising with our partners and stakeholders.
This is an exceptional opportunity to join and be part of a forward-thinking local authority, for someone who wants to shape and improve assurance services across a wide range of Council activities.
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: John Mulhaney – Team Manager – Health & Safety and Resilience on 07736623504 or email JohnMulhaney@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.