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Council Job Vacancies

Welcome to St.Helens Council's Job Vacancies. Please follow the instructions on each individual form to complete your application. Completed forms will be submitted automatically to the appropriate team for processing and you will be notified should your application proceed to interview.


Job title:
Head of Service - Front Door, Duty & EDT
Job reference:
People's Services
Senior Officer Salary Scale 7-10
From: 69,804 To: 75,561 per annum
37 per week
Closing date:


Life Beyond Work

With its mix of glorious countryside covering 55% of the Borough, quality culture, entertainment and first-class sport, St.Helens has something for everyone.

Located at the heart of England’s Northwest - midway between the cosmopolitan cities of Liverpool and Manchester, and within a 90-minute drive of the Lake District. St.Helens has a varied and growing affordable residential offer, ranging from town centre apartments to urban villages and rural-located executive and family homes. Schools in the Borough obtain strong exam results and are experiencing year on year increases in performance. In short, St.Helens offers a quality of life that few locations can.

Working for St.Helens Council

We are a strong, resilient Council, that respects and values the individuality and diversity that every employee brings to the Council. We seek to create a positive, open working environment.

- Attractive salary and relocation package
- Excellent pension scheme
- Free car parking

Working for Children’s Services.

St Helens Council seeks to recruit an experienced Head of Service to lead the Front Door, Duty & Emergency Duty Team.

The Council invites applications from individuals, who will work with us to lead a period of change and improvement to meet the challenges ahead, as we work to improve outcomes for children and families.

We are seeking a highly motivated manager with a strong track record of change management and experience at a senior level, who can provide leadership to the Social Work teams, address the challenges and drive forward the opportunities for children’s social care.

If you have the passion, the vision and ambition to drive forward St Helens Children’s Services then we would like to hear from you.

For a confidential and informal discussion about this role please contact Linda Evans, Senior Assistant Director - Children's Social Care on 01744 671028.

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

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure and HCPC Registration.

When applying for this vacancy, you have the following options

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When requesting an application form please state your name, your address, the job you are interested in and the job reference number.
The Council's official job application form must be completed in all cases. CVs should not be submitted as a replacement.