Personal Growth and Fulfilment – Social Care in St Helens

Personal Growth and Fulfilment – Social Care in St Helens

Brilliant at the basics – personal growth and fulfilment in the north west

Nestled in the north west of England is St Helens, a vibrant and welcoming community that prides itself on providing exemplary care for its children and young people. With Ofsted rating its Children’s Services as GOOD and services for young people leaving care as OUTSTANDING, St Helens is a beacon of excellence in social care.

If you’re a children’s social worker looking to make a positive impact on the lives of children and families in the north west, you could do a lot worse than taking advantage of the opportunities and lifestyle on offer.

St Helens Children’s Social Care is on an ambitious journey towards excellence. “Being Brilliant at the Basics” drives them to achieve outstanding status in all facets of their work. And they need more passionate individuals to join them. With a stable and supportive workforce, the council is looking for social workers who are committed to advocating for children and ensuring their well-being. They’re also committed to making sure their people have room to grow and build fulfilling careers – and ensuring caseloads are manageable is one way to make that happen.

Putting Children First

At St Helens Children’s Social Care, the voice of the child is at the heart of everything. Needs and aspirations are prioritised, shaping services to provide holistic support and advocacy. Through regular health checks and insightful videos created by staff, they ensure the approach remains child-centred, and that the culture is compassionate and understanding.

Living in St Helens

Beyond its exceptional social care services, St Helens offers an idyllic setting for individuals and families. From quaint villages to modern suburban developments, the borough caters to diverse lifestyles and preferences. The area is served by outstanding schools and colleges, and the proximity to major cities like Liverpool and Manchester, and excellent transport links, ensures connectivity and accessibility for residents.

Recreation and Leisure

St Helens boasts a vibrant leisure scene, catering to diverse interests. Sports enthusiasts can cheer for the legendary rugby league team, Saints, or enjoy horse racing at the esteemed Haydock Park racecourse. The borough’s rich cultural heritage is celebrated through arts venues, museums, and iconic installations like Dream, a testament to St Helens’ industrial legacy and future aspirations.

Housing and Lifestyle

With a range of housing options, from period properties to modern residential buildings, St Helens offers something for everyone. The demand for new-build homes emphasises its appeal as a prime location for families and individuals alike. St Helens retains its charm as a green and welcoming community, providing an ideal backdrop for individuals to thrive personally and professionally.

St Helens is a shining example of excellence in children’s social care, complemented by a vibrant lifestyle and community spirit. For those seeking to make a difference in the lives of children and families while enjoying a fulfilling lifestyle, St Helens stands with open arms, offering a nurturing environment where professional aspirations and personal well-being converge seamlessly.


And we're here to help.

For more information about forging your own fulfilling career at St Helens, get in touch with Shelley Walker.