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Job Title Clerical Officer
Job reference SESEA20A
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade SCP 4
Pay From: £10,594.50 per annum To: £10,594.50 per annum
Hours 18.5 hours per week
Closing date 04 December 2022
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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. 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 as part of Children’s Services in 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 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 Council as a Clerical Officer

These are very busy teams working across several Children's Centres with multi agency teams co-located across the centres. The successful candidate will have experience of working in a busy office environment and have excellent verbal and written communication skills, organisational skills, and a proven ability to work under pressure using their own initiative.

Applicants should state their experience of working in an office environment and the systems they are confident in using. The successful candidate will have experience of using Databases and Microsoft applications. You should also have excellent customer service skills; however, training will be provided where required. Applications are invited from candidates who are familiar with dealing with the public and professionals on a daily basis.

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 the role before applying your welcome to discuss this with us by submitting an expression of interest request to socialcarerecruitment@sthelens.gov.uk and a member of the team will be in touch to discuss any questions you might have.

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

Hours to be worked on a 2-week rota.
Week 1 - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9.00am 5.00pm
Week 2 - Monday, Tuesday 9.00am - 5.00pm

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Shortlisting: W/C 5th December 2022.
Interviews: W/C 12th December 2022.

Previous applicants who have applied within the last 6 months need not apply.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens 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 Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality
St Helens 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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Job Description (49).pdf
Application Form Disclosure Aug22 (7).pdf
Person Specification (44).pdf
Applicant Letter (45).pdf
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