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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:
Team Manager - Duty
Job reference:
People's Services
SCP 36 to 38
From: 38,813 To: 40,760 per annum plus 4,000 recruitment and retention allowance
37 per week
Closing date:


The Council invites applications from experienced Senior Social Workers who want to be part of the team 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 to recruit an experienced, skilled and enthusiastic Team Manager for the Duty Team.

We would like to hear from you if you have:-

At least 3 years post qualifying experience in a children’s services statutory setting
- A commitment and passion to develop and improve services
- Excellent management and leadership skills
Experience of supervising qualified/ qualifying social workers
An excellent understanding and experience of relevant legislation
Experience of working within a multi-agency framework
A commitment to anti-oppressive and anti-discriminatory practice

We will provide you with:-
Regular supervision
Access to management training and development
A caseload weighting system
Up to 30 days annual leave
Excellent induction, supervision and appraisal systems
Excellent pension scheme
Relocation package
. 4,000 recruitment and retention allowance

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

For an informal discussion, please contact Jean Mawdsley - Head of Service, Front Door, Duty & EDT on 01744 671042.

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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.