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Job Title Safeguarding Secretary - 1.5 plus 1, 6 month temporary position
Job reference SSCP13
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade 07 - 11
Pay From: £22,369 per annum, pro rata To: £24,054 per annum, pro rata
Hours 37 hours per week / 18.5 hours per week & 1 Temp 37 hours per week
Closing date 05 June 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 Safeguarding Secretary in the St Helens Safeguarding Unit

Applications are invited for a full and part time Safeguarding Secretary within the St Helens Safeguarding Unit. The role is agile working and with access to the hub at Atlas House.

The St Helens Children’s Safeguarding Unit have developed excellent multi-agency relationships with partners across St Helens to improve outcomes for children. We are looking for committed and organised individuals with excellent secretarial skills to join our team.

With responsibility for arranging and minuting safeguarding meetings, providing a comprehensive and confidential service to the team, and undertaking associated administration work: you will have experience of working in a busy office environment dealing with confidential information and possess a typing/word processing qualification (RSA, Intermediate Text Production or equivalent).

You should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work flexibly.

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 contacting Elyse Ledwith on 01744 671262 or via email

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.

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.pdf
Applicant Letter.pdf
Application Form Non Disclosure.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.