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Arts Support Officer, St Helens Borough Council

Job TitleArts Support Officer Temporary until 31.03.2026
Job referencePLL106
DepartmentPlace Directorate
GradeSCP 07-11
PayFrom: £8463.95 per annum To: £9101.51 per annum
Hours14 hours per week
Closing date25 June 2023

Job Description

We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the North-west 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 an Arts Support Officer in St Helens Library Service
This is an opportunity to support the Library Service’s Cultural Hubs Arts in Libraries programme. St Helens Library Service is an Arts Council England (ACE) National Portfolio Organisation (NPO).

In this role, you will be responsible for the management and delivery of administration services for the programme including the planning, development and monitoring of resources. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, who is skilled at using a range of software packages such as word, excel etc. and who is an efficient administrator as you will be responsible for a range of tasks.

You will have experience of taking minutes of meetings, updating websites and using social media to promote services/campaigns. You will also have experience of organising work within resource limitations and prioritising and delegating as necessary.
This post will be based at Chester Lane Library.

The post is 14 hours per week.

This post is temporary until 31st March 2026 and its continuation is dependent upon securing further funding from Arts Council England.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by emailing us at cathshea@sthelens.gov.uk

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.

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.

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