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Job Title Senior Social Worker Assessment
Job reference SSAE3
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade 07 10
Pay From: £39,411 To: £42,296 Per Annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 23 January 2023
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Job Description
Senior Social Worker, Assessment

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. St Helens Borough 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 our Assessment Team at St Helen Borough 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 as a Senior Social Worker in Assessment.

Joining us as an experienced Social Worker means you will provide expertise commensurate with your role, experience and grade acting as invaluable resource to the team and department working in a diverse, challenging and rewarding environment. If you are an experienced social worker who really likes to make a difference and is keen to take on the challenge then, you can read our full job description and person specification criteria documents for full information along with application submission information.

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 this role before applying you are welcome to discuss this with us by submitting an expression of interest request to and a member of the Assessment team will be in touch to discuss any questions you might have.

This is a hybrid position with some home working, however the post will require you to be based at our offices in St Helens and be able to attend the St Helens area regularly as part of your work.

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

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure and Social Work England Registration.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its clients and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.

The Council welcomes applications from the BAME community.
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Job Application Packs
Social Worker Applicant Letter.pdf
Social Worker Disclosure Application Form.pdf
Social Worker Person Specification.pdf
Social Worker Job Description.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.