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Family Support Worker

  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: SSCFD14
  • Published: Wed 03/04/2024, 22:57 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 05/04/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: From: £26,421 per annum To: £28,770 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

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 Family Support Worker.

We are seeking to appoint a Family Support Worker to work within our Children With Disabilities
Team.

You will work alongside our other Family Support Worker, supporting disabled children and their
families who are accessing support and short breaks.

The service is committed to providing a responsive and high standard of support to all children
and young people who receive a service from the team. You will work alongside our social
workers and family support worker and will receive regular support from the assistant team
manager.

You must have knowledge of child development and be able to identify and respond to young
people’s needs.

You will receive regular supervision and support, including in-house training opportunities.

The Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young
people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

If you wish to have an informal discussion please contact Nicola Squire da Silva - Team Manager
on 01744 674190 or via email at nicolasquiredasilva@sthelens.gov.uk

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information below

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.

Thank you for your interest in working for us.
If you are experiencing issues with applying online, you can contact a member of the team at Recruitment@sthelens.gov.uk and a form will be sent to you to complete.

St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that the Council guarantees an interview to disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria for the job, as detailed on the Person Specification, and will, for qualifying disabled candidates, make reasonable adjustments within the interview/selection process.


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.

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.

  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: SSCFD14
  • Published: Wed 03/04/2024, 22:57 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 05/04/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: From: £26,421 per annum To: £28,770 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

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