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 a Team Manager
We are currently seeking to recruit a team manager for our Emergency Duty Team. The role of the team manager will be to support the head of service in the delivery and function of the emergency duty team. The role is full time, 37 hours with a mix of hours across both daytime and out of hours working. Key aspects of the role will be supporting and recruiting staff, managing performance, and working with key partners in children and adult services. The right candidate will be experienced in either adults or children’s safeguarding. You will further need to understand the key knowledge and procedures in both adult and children’s safeguarding and mental health.
A key part of this role is to ensure that the EDT rota is staffed with suitable mixes of trained staff in all areas and to ascertain development of the future EDT rota system. St Helens deliver their EDT in partnership with Halton Council. You are therefore required to be adaptive and used to working across multiple IT systems/platforms.
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. As the Emergency Duty Team is based at the Municipal Building in Halton you will be also required to attend and work from this office base also.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
These posts are 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.