We are St Helens 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. St Helens 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 within Children’s Services at St Helen 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 to the Council. We encourage applications from all sections of the community to enable us to represent the neighbourhoods in which we serve.
The Difference you will Make in the role of Early Help Worker
Early help workers undertake the lead professional role at level 2 St Helens Descriptors of need undertaking assessments and developing support plans.
As an Early Help Worker, you will make a huge difference to the lives of children and families in St Helens. You will be working together with the children, families, and other professionals to provide support as soon as possible to tackle difficulties before they may become more serious. Every family has strengths, and you will help them to build on these to achieve positive outcomes.
Who should Apply?
If you have an NVQ 4 or the ability to work towards this qualification in a related subject such as, Child Care, Youth Work, Working with Complex families or Health and Social Care we would welcome your application.
If you are the kind of person who really likes to make a difference and are keen to take on the challenge them, please read our full job description and person specification documents which are included with this vacancy listing for full and further information.
Please note successful applicants will be subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure
Please note: Interviews will be held on 18 August 2022.
If you would like to discuss any aspect of this role or application before applying your welcome to discuss this with us by contacting Marie Collinson for an informal chat on 01744 673445
Thank you for your interest in working for Children’s Services at St Helens Council and we look forward to receiving your application.