Welcome to Sheffield City Council’s Job Listings and thank you for your interest in working here. We look forward to receiving your application. Please use the list to explore all the Council’s current opportunities. For informal enquiries about the job, please contact the recruiting manager as listed in the job advert. 

Current job vacancies

Communications Officer x 2

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Closing Date: 31 January 2021 - Midnight

Are you someone who is passionate about helping the Council to communicate with its employees, and keeping them informed and engaged, particularly through periods of change?

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Support Worker

  • Salary: Grade 4 (£20,092 - £22,183 pro rata)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Casual
  • Closing Date: On Going

Are you interested in supporting adults in Sheffield?

During the coronavirus pandemic it is more important than ever that we keep people safe and supported. To do this, we need your help at this critical time to support adults in a range of care settings across the city. 

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Children’s Senior Social Worker

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: On going

We are recruiting skilled and child-centred social workers to join us. We are looking for the very best qualified social workers who are SWE registered with significant post-qualifying experience.

There are opportunities to gain specialist knowledge in areas such as Fieldwork, Children’s Safeguarding Hub (MASH), Fieldwork Assessment Team (short and long term cases), Fostering and Adoption, Children Looked After and Contextual Safeguarding. 

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Children’s Social Worker

  • Salary: Grade 7 (£31,347 - £34,728)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: On going

We are recruiting newly qualified and experienced social workers to join us. We have an exceptional ASYE offer in addition to a specific newly qualified social work training pathway. Our ASYE offer includes one to one support from a social work consultant, support from a line manager, study days, networking sessions, master classes provided by social work experts and a phased protected low caseload during the 12 month ASYE programme (building up gradually up to an average of 16).

We have positions in Fieldwork, Children with Disabilities and Children Looked after Teams. Previous newly qualified social workers have progressed into more senior posts and specialised in areas such as the Children’s Safeguarding Hub (MASH), Fieldwork Assessment Team (short and long term cases), Fostering and Adoption, Children Looked After, contextual safeguarding and Fieldwork. 

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Locality Manager

  • Salary: Grade 9 (£39,880 - £43,857)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 14 February 2021 - Midnight

The Locality Manger is responsible for overseeing the statutory processes around the Education Health and Care Plans, Appeals, Mediations and Disagreement Resolution Service (DRS) of the city. This includes managing a number of Inclusion Officers who hold significant caseloads of children and young people who are undergoing statutory assessment for an EHC Plan or already have a plan, ensuring effective practice is in place. In addition, you will manage your own complex caseload of learners with an EHC Plan. 

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Service Manager Countryside

  • Salary: Grade 11 (£49,791 - £54,708)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 24 January 2021 - Midnight

Sheffield is one of the greenest and wooded cities in the Country with 174 woodland sites in its Urban Forest, over 70 semi natural ancient sites, 2.3 million trees across 2000 Hectares of land. It has been clear throughout the Covid-19 pandemic just how important these and other green spaces are to the people of Sheffield and beyond.

The Council is looking to recruit a new Countryside Service Manager. We are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking, and innovative leader to take on this unique and challenging role for the city.

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Information Management Officer

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 24 January 2021 - Midnight

As a member of our friendly Information Management team, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives. You’ll be protecting the information of our most vulnerable, fighting fake news through transparent information and helping people understand how decisions have been made – about them and about their communities.

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School Crossing Patrol Warden

  • Salary: Grade 2 (£18,562 - £18,933) pro rata
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent - Part time
  • Closing Date: On Going

We have vacancies for permanent, temporary and relief School Crossing Wardens to help children cross the road on their way to and from school.

You must be able to work mornings and afternoons during school term time and be able to communicate well with both children and adults.

You will be working outdoors in all weathers and must be able to stand for long periods of time.

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Casual Education Swimming Teacher

  • Salary: Grade 5 (23,541 - 25,991 pro rata)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Casual
  • Closing Date: On Going

We are looking to appoint a number of qualified casual Education Swimming Teachers who are energetic, highly motivated and committed to support the delivery of Sheffield's Primary School Swimming Programme.

Swimming teachers will be expected to hold the Level 2 Certificate for Teaching Aquatics or equivalent, as well as the RLSS National Pool Lifeguard qualification.

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Procurement & Supply Chain Manager

  • Salary: Grade 9 - (£39,880 - £43,857)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Various
  • Closing Date: 20 January 2021 - Midnight

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with the drive, appetite and expertise to contribute to meeting the future needs of Sheffield City Council.

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Sourcing Specialist

  • Salary: Grade 4 - (£20,092 - £22,183)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 20 January 2021 - Midnight

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with the drive, appetite and expertise to contribute to meeting the future needs of Sheffield City Council.

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SSENDIAS Information Officer

  • Salary: Grade 4 (£20,092 - £22,183)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 27 January 2021 - Midnight

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of SSENDIAS to work alongside our existing Information Officer. SSENDIAS is a statutory 0-25 service that provides parents/ carers, children & young people with up to date, confidential information advice and support around a range of education, health and Social care matters relating to their SEN and disability.

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Advanced Social Work Practitioner x 4

  • Salary: Grade 9 (£39,880 - £43,857)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: On going

Our ambition is to support children and young people to be safe and supported to reach their full potential. To do this we need the very best Advanced Social Work Practitioners to join our teams in frontline Fieldwork services.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to join us in Sheffield, where you will be using relationship-based practice and the signs of safety framework to deliver an excellent social work service to children, young people and their families. 

Accountable for ensuring the highest professional standards, conduct and quality of social work practice, you will also support and mentor less experienced social workers to analyse and think through difficult cases to promote best practice and good outcomes for children and young people.

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Senior Field Work Manager x 4

  • Salary: Grade 10 £44,863 - £48,807
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: 3 x Permanent & 1 x Temporary
  • Closing Date: 27 January 2021 - Midnight

You will ensure that children, young people and families receive timely, first class specialist assessments, clearly identifying risks and needs and oversee the development and implementation of a focused multi agency plan to protect them. To ensure care plans are of a high quality, that they have a clear evidence base and that they are regularly reviewed and are well recorded. 

We have a number of Management Training Pathways and you will have opportunities to develop your learning through excellent professional development. 

You will have a significant post qualification experience in Children and Families front line statutory social work and will be required to supervise a team of six social workers. Our newly qualified social workers (ASYE’s) are line managed and supported by you and mentored by Social Work Consultants. 

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Social Worker Level 2

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary to 31 August 2021
  • Closing Date: 21 January 2021 - Midnight

We have a temporary, part time (18.5 hours a week) Social Worker Level 2 vacancy within Sheffield City Council Adult’s Social Care Service, part of the People Portfolio. The vacancy is in Locality 1, which covers the East Ecclesfield; Stannington; Stocksbridge & Upper Don; Chapel Town; High Green and West Ecclesfield areas of the city. 

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Business Support Officer

  • Salary: Grade 3 (£19,312 - £19,698)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 24 January 2021 - Midnight

This post is to support the Service Development Manager in Youth Services with general business administration and in particular to support the work of the SEND Careers Team.  This team provides careers information, advice and guidance for students who are attending special schools and or are in specialist educational settings.  The team also supports 16 to 19 year olds who are not in education, training or employment (NEET) who have special needs.  Within the role of this post we expect the post holder to be make phone calls to the young people and or their parents/carers to follow them up, and then refer to the team for further support as appropriate.

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Caretaker

  • Salary: Grade 3 (£19,312 - £19,698)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 27 January 2021 - Midnight

An opportunity has arisen within the Older Person’s Independent Living Service for the recruitment to 1 permanent Caretaker post. The role within the Older Persons Independent Living Service offers the successful applicant the opportunity to join an established team carrying out a range of Caretaking duties, delivering a responsive service to the needs of our client group.

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Ground Maintenance Worker

  • Salary: Grade 3 (£19,312 - £19,698)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary - 30/09/2021
  • Closing Date: 27 January 2021 - Midnight

The Service currently has a number of vacancies for Temporary Grounds Maintenance Workers to join our core workforce in the maintenance of Parks and Green Spaces throughout the City. 

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Waste Management Officer

  • Salary: Grade 7 - (31,346 - 34,728)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary - Feb 2022
  • Closing Date: 31 January 2021 - Midnight

We are looking to recruit a Waste Management Officer who will form an important part of the Council’s Waste Management team.  The post is currently temporary, for a period of at least 12 months. 

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Commissioning Officer

  • Salary: Grade 9 (£39,880 - £43,857)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 31 January 2021 - Midnight

We are looking to recruit a full time Commissioning Officer to work in the Drug and Alcohol and Domestic Abuse Coordination Team based in the Commissioning – Vulnerable People Service, to work alongside other Commissioning Officers in the team. This is an interesting and challenging opportunity for someone with excellent verbal and written communication skills who is able to think strategically and analytically. 

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Residential Child Care Hub Practitioner - Night Worker/Bank Pool

  • Salary: Grade 5 (£23,541 - £25,991)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 14 February 2021 - Midnight

This is an exciting time to join Sheffield City Council Children and Families Service, where we have reshaped the way we are working with young people who are in care or are on the edge of care.

Following the successful of our first 2 Hub Aspire Hub we are now recruiting for bank pool staff.

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Assistant Finance Manager

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 31 January 2021 - Midnight

We are looking for a talented, customer focused, and enthusiastic individual to be part of our team which delivers Sheffield’s Housing Benefit, Council Tax and Business Rates services. Specifically, we are looking to appoint someone to take on a senior role in a new team of staff which will administer the IT systems which support those services including CapitaOne Revenues & Benefits, iWorld (Business Rates) and the Information@Work document management system.

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Finance Officer (System Support)

  • Salary: Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 31 January 2021 - Midnight

We are looking for a talented, customer focused, and enthusiastic individual to be part of our team which delivers Sheffield’s Housing Benefit, Council Tax and Business Rates services. Specifically, we are looking to appoint someone to join a new team of staff which will administer the IT systems which support those services including CapitaOne Revenues & Benefits, iWorld (Business Rates) and the Information@Work document management system.

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Social Worker Level 2

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 1 February 2021 - Midnight

We have 3 permanent Social Worker Level 2 vacancies within Sheffield City Council Adult’s Social Care Service, part of the People Portfolio. The vacancies are in Locality 1, which covers the East Ecclesfield; Stannington; Stocksbridge & Upper Don; Chapel Town; High Green and West Ecclesfield areas of the city. 

Candidates will need to have some experience of inter-agency and multidisciplinary work with partners inclusive of health, as well as solution focused plus person and community centred practice with adults from a variety of service user groups.  There will be the opportunity to gain a wide breadth of experience with different service users and in a variety of contexts.  

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Foster Carer

  • Salary: £257 - £379 per week
  • Location: In own home
  • Contract Type: Self employed
  • Closing Date: On going

A Foster Carer provides care for children in your own home when they cannot live with their birth family.  This can be short term whilst other long term plans are made for the child (such as returning home or move to adoption).  

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Aspire Foster Carer

  • Salary: Upto £600 per week
  • Location: In own home
  • Contract Type: Self employed
  • Closing Date: On going

In Sheffield we believe all children have the right to live in a family environment.  Fostering with Aspire is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to a young person’s life. Project Aspire offers a flexible response to supporting young people who are currently living in a residential children’s setting, or who are complex individuals on the edge of requiring residential services. 

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Shared Lives Carer

  • Salary: Day support (£8.21 per hour); Short breaks £72 (per 24 hour period); Long term support £400-£450 per week
  • Location: In your own home
  • Contract Type: Self employed
  • Closing Date: On going

The role of the Shared Lives Carer is to meet the needs of the people who are placed with them in their home. This may include Day Care, Short Breaks and Long Term support for adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, older adults and other adults who are deemed vulnerable

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Service Manager - Business & Partnerships

  • Salary: Grade 11 (£49,791 - £54,708)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary for 2 years
  • Closing Date: 4 February 2021 midnight

We are looking to recruit a new Business and Partnerships Service Manager within the Parks and Countryside Service. We are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking, and innovative leader to take on this interesting and valuable role.  This role leads on the operational delivery of the Parks and Countryside business plan, with particular focus on the innovative Better Parks initiative. 

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