Reasons to be a Social Worker in St Helens


Why Join Us?

This is an exciting time for St Helens Children’s Social Care.

Our People’s Services Department brings together a number of sections to provide a holistic service to vulnerable children and their families. 

  • Children’s Social Care
  • Adult Social Care & Health
  • Housing
  • Public Health
  • Community Safety

Children’s Social Care has been re-designed to provide a consistent, high quality service resulting in better outcomes for children and their families.  To achieve this we have ensured:-

  • Social workers will work long-term with children to reduce changes and transition points
  • Integration with partner agencies at the Front Door including Police and Health
  • Introduction of the Advanced Practitioner role to support social workers with their practice
  • Excellent Induction and ASYE Support Programme
  • Every registered Social Worker will have access to Community Care Inform 

The development of a number of initiatives to innovate and improve practice including:-

  • An ‘Edge of Care’ Service
  • The Pause Programme
  • Partnership with Frontline 
  • Safer Lives Partnership