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

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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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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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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Music Hub Manager

  • Salary: Soulbury EIP 08-11 +3 (£45,243 – £49,295)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 18 April 2021 - Midnight

We are seeking a visionary, experienced music and education professional to join our team. The new manager will work in a team together with the Head of Music Education Sheffield, one other experienced Manager and our Operations Manager. Together we will work to lead the vision of the Sheffield Music Hub, inspiring others and developing future capacity.

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Community Technician (Trades)

  • Salary: Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: On Going

Are you a tradesperson who would like to make a positive contribution to the people of Sheffield?

 

We are currently seeking qualified tradespeople to join our Repairs and Maintenance service team.

 

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Adoptions Senior Engineer

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 12 April 2021 - Midnight

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic Senior Engineer to work in the Highway Adoptions Team in the Highway Maintenance Division.

On a day to day basis you will be dealing with all aspects of development related highway works. This will include the technical approval of construction details and associated site inspections to ensure compliance with the City Council’s Highway Specification. You will require a working knowledge of the Advanced Payments Code, S38 and S278 Legal Agreements.

The post covers a wide range of highways works, including residential and industrial developments along with works associated with regeneration projects and environmental improvement schemes. You will be dealing with a significant number of varied and challenging projects throughout the city.

A close working relationship will be required with other service areas within the Council (Building Regulations, Planning and Legal) as well as external stakeholders and the Councils Highway Maintenance Provider (Amey)

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Business Manager

  • Salary: Grade 9 (£39,880 - £43,857)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary 1 year
  • Closing Date: 14 April 2021 - Midnight

Sheffield City Council is looking to recruit two highly motivated Business Managers within the Place Portfolio to support the delivery of Operational Services (inc Environmental & Regulation, Licensing, Parking, Waste, Highways, City Centre, Markets and Events) and Transport, Facilities Management and Repairs & Maintenance (TFM&R).

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Project Support Officer - COVID Hub

  • Salary: Grade 5 (£23,541 - £25,911)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary to 31 March 2022
  • Closing Date: 12 April 2021 - Midnight

You will provide general support to the various functions of the Council’s Covid-19 response including Community Support; Test, Trace and Isolate; Public Health and Environmental Health, covering a wide range of activities.     

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Fostering Social Worker

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 12 April 2021 - Midnight

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the Fostering Service. We are looking for an enthusiastic, qualified and registered Social Worker to join a team of Social Workers working closely with Foster Carers, Children and young people. The successful candidate will supervise and support foster carers in the provision of placements for children who cannot live with their birth families.

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Team Manager X 3

  • Salary: Grade 9 (£39,880 - £43,857)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: 2 x Permanent, 1 x Temporary until 31/03/2023
  • Closing Date: 25 April 2021 - Midnight

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Private Housing Standards Service for recruitment to 3 Team Manager posts, 2 full time permanent and 1 full time temporary for (2 years).

This position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to join the management team in a regulation and enforcement service which focuses on ensuring private rented accommodation across the city is safe and well managed and that the city council comply with their statutory duties.

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Music Leader Singing/ Vocal

  • Salary: Grade 7 (£31,346 - £34,728)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 22 April 2021 - Midnight

We are seeking an experienced and driven vocal leader who can help us to progress our singing strategy. They will deliver teaching across the full range of our vocal programme ensuring that children and young people in every corner of our city are singing with confidence and skill at every point of their school lives. We are particularly interested in developing both our primary singing provision (whole class and teacher CPD) and our choral offer – carving pathways into choirs for children and young people from all backgrounds and we welcome applications from professionals experienced in this area.

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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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Group Leader X 2

  • Salary: Grade 7 (£31,346 - £34,728)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 3 May 2021 - Midnight

An excellent opportunity has arisen to apply for the Group Leader post at Gibson House. We are a dynamic team working in a Residential and Respite care home for children and young people aged 11 to 18 with learning disabilities and difficulties, including ASD. The role would include supervising and coordinating staff as well as the day to day care and wellbeing of the children and young people, liaising and working with multi-agency teams and families to further enhance outcomes for the individuals. Ensuring that individuals physical, emotional and social needs are well met. 

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Portfolio Applications and Systems Team Leader

  • Salary: Grade 9 (£39,880 - £43,857)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2022
  • Closing Date: 18 April 2021 - Midnight

The Place portfolio is a vast and diverse group of services delivering some of the key council functions to help people, communities and businesses in Sheffield thrive. We act as a landlord for 39,000 homes in the city; maintain and run all of the city’s parks; assist businesses to start, grow and provide jobs; support the development of the arts, culture and heritage of the city; invest in the development of a strong city centre to encourage growth in jobs and visitors; help vulnerable people to stay in their homes; develop ways of doing things that reduce the impact on the climate, manage energy costs and improve the quality of air in the city; provide things for people to do in the city that are fun or help them stay active and healthy; maintain the fabric and function of many of the city’s buildings including Council homes, offices, schools and other facilities. 

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Business Start-up Advisor

  • Salary: Grade 7 (£31,346 - £34,728)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term for 18 Months
  • Closing Date: 18 April 2021 - Midnight

The Business Sheffield Team is part of the City Growth department at Sheffield City Council. City Growth focusses on economic strategy, business growth, inward investment, city marketing, planning, transport, regeneration, capital delivery and external funding.

We are now looking to recruit a Business Start-Up Advisor for a fixed term of 18 months as part of the City Region European Regional Development Fund funded programme Launchpad, which supports start up and small businesses to grow. The purpose of the post is to work with individuals who want to start a business or have a business idea they want to explore further.  

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Project Support Officer

  • Salary: Grade 7 (£31,346 - £34,728)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term for 18 Months
  • Closing Date: 18 April 2021 - Midnight

The Programme and Accountable Body Team is part of the City Growth department at Sheffield City Council. City Growth focusses on economic strategy, business growth, inward investment, city marketing, planning, transport, regeneration, capital delivery and external funding. The Team directly manages significant amounts of funds both internal and external and plays a key role within Sheffield City Region administering grants and managing programmes. 

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Community Forestry Project Development Officer

  • Salary: Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Various
  • Closing Date: 18 April 2021 - Midnight

3 Posts 3 days a week. 1 Permanent 2 fixed term until 31/03/23, More hours may be available subject to external funding

Sheffield is one of the greenest and most wooded cities in Europe and has a rich variety of wonderful parks, woodlands and green spaces that contribute to our reputation as an outdoor city.

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Social Worker L2 X 7

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 18 April 2021 - Midnight

We have 7 permanent Social Worker Level 2 vacancies within Sheffield City Council Adult’s Social Care Service, part of the People Portfolio. The vacancies are in various localities. 

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Health Advisor x8

  • Salary: Grade 9 - (£39,880 - £43,857)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary - 12 months
  • Closing Date: 21 April 2021 - Midnight

Exciting opportunities exist to join the Council’s COVID-19 Response Hub which has been established as a critical service in helping to prevent, mitigate and manage outbreaks of Covid-19 in line with the Council’s Outbreak Control Plan and the Council’s ‘Staying Safe Protocol’. You will be part of a core team that is motivated and passionate about ensuring that SCC responds to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic in the best way possible.

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ICAM Assistant Manager

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 25 April 2021 - Midnight

We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive individual who is customer focused and committed to delivering modern and effective services.

This post is part of a small management team which is responsible for a range of services including Income Management, Debt Recovery, Revenues and Benefits.

Specifically, the successful applicant will be responsible for Income Collection (debt recovery) and leading a team of staff to deliver this function. 

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ICAM Officer

  • Salary: Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 25 April 2021 - Midnight

We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive individual who is customer focused and committed to delivering modern and effective services.

Specifically, we are looking for a Finance Officer who will be responsible for administering and supervising a range of income management related tasks in the Council’s Income Collection and Management Team. 

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Graduate Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary for 2 Years
  • Closing Date: 3 May 2021 - Midnight

Sheffield City Council has a strong Capital Programme with an ongoing value of approximately £200m per annum.  To ensure the highest quality delivery standards are achieved, a Capital Delivery Hub (the Capital Delivery Service) has been created to drive ongoing improvements in performance, pace and quality of the widely varying projects within the programme.

The Capital Delivery Service employs 70 staff in a variety of management, technical and professional roles and operates across two delivery Teams, Building and Infrastructure and has recently created a Capital Programme Management Office which that leads on the continued improvement and development of best practice delivery across the capital programme.  

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Senior Civil Enforcement Officer

  • Salary: Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 21 April 2021 - Midnight

Sheffield City Council`s Parking Services is one of the largest Local Authority operators in England. The service helps to keep the city moving by ensuring primary routes across the city are free for traffic to flow, and that bus lanes are kept clear. We also make sure that parking facilities in our city centre, neighbourhood centres and resident parking zones are monitored and maintained.

Parking Services are committed to visiting the city’s schools to help ensure safety of children, parents and other road users. We also work in partnership with local police teams at schools and within the community

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Rehousing Team Manager X2

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: 1 x Permanent and 1 x Temporary until March 2022
  • Closing Date: 19 April 2021 - Midnight

As a Team Manager in Rehousing Services you will contribute to the delivery of a high quality service in a leadership role as the manager of an operational team.

We currently have two full time posts available. One of these posts is permanent and the other is temporary until 31/03/2022.

The posts will be based in one of five teams, with the specific team being based on the successful applicant’s skills and experience. All of the teams within Rehousing Services are busy operational teams and will be required to work flexibly to accommodate the requirements of the service. 

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Finance Officer

  • Salary: Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 18 April 2021 - Midnight

We are seeking a Finance Officer to join the Accounting and Infrastructure team that supports Operational Services (including Environmental & Regulation, Licensing, Parking, Waste, Highways, City Centre, Markets and Events) and Transport and Facilities Management within the Place portfolio. 

You will be a key part of delivering high quality and timely financial information to various stakeholders across and outside the Council. Working as part of team you will provide analysis, insight, challenge and support in the delivery of the current year budget or other financial targets. 

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Gateway Officer

  • Salary: Grade 5 (£23,541 - £25,991)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term for 18 Months
  • Closing Date: 18 April 2021 - Midnight

The Business Sheffield Team is part of the City Growth department at Sheffield City Council. City Growth focusses on economic strategy, business growth, inward investment, city marketing, planning, transport, regeneration, capital delivery and external funding.

Our Gateway team are our first point of contact for businesses in Sheffield.  This team responds to people looking to start a new business, those looking to grow existing businesses, as well as those seeking guidance and support because of the pandemic. We are now looking to recruit an additional Gateway Advisor for a fixed term of 18 months to join our team and support us in delivering this essential service. 

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Prevention Worker

  • Salary: Grade 4 (£20,092 - £22,183)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary until March 2022
  • Closing Date: 25 April 2021 - Midnight

Sheffield is committed to enabling and supporting all of its children, young people and families to be safe, healthy and successful now and in the future.  We can best do this by identifying any additional needs as early as possible and providing the right support at the right time and in the right place.  We know that there are a number of families in Sheffield who are likely to experience difficulties at some point in their lives.  

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Service Manager

  • Salary: Grade 11 (£49,791 - £54,708)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 25 April 2021 - Midnight

We are looking to recruit a number of Service Manager posts to Adult Social Care, with the potential for both full-time and part-time opportunities.  Initially these posts will be located in First Contact and our Localities Service.  First Contact provides the front door to Adult Social Care and deals with new people approaching the council attempting to deal with them positively to resolve any issues. The Service has a mix of staff including Social Workers, Care Managers, Prevention Officers a Sensory Impairment offer and an OT.  Localities are the Service who undertake the longer-term work with those requiring ongoing support.  The caseload is diverse and often involves Court work and multi-disciplinary working - particularly interfaces with health (Continuing Health Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, working with people with dementia).  The teams are split geographically with three full-time Locality Service Managers posts sharing seven Localities between them.

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Family Intervention Worker

  • Salary: Grade 5 (£23,541 - £25,991)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 19 April 2021 - Midnight

We are looking for enthusiastic and skilled individuals to join the Multi-Agency Support Service (MAST) and make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children and young people in Sheffield. As a Family Intervention Worker, you will work in partnership with families and multi-agency colleagues, to deliver a range of targeted interventions and support, to build on existing strengths within the family and address areas of need. With direction and support from your manager, you will utilise appropriate assessment and evaluation tools, using a strengths-based, approach to develop and inform packages of support for children and families.

We also have posts for intervention workers for Elective Home Education.  These workers make contact with families who are currently home educating their children on a permanent basis and who will need to check on their welfare and well-being, access to support and enquire about educational provision.

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Tenancy Support Worker

  • Salary: Grade 5 (£23,541 - £25,991)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary for 12 months
  • Closing Date: 21 April 2021 - Midnight

We are looking for someone to join the Private Rented Solutions (PRS) team as a Tenancy Support Worker. PRS aims to rehouse homeless households into safe and affordable private rented accommodation. The Tenancy Support Worker is an integral part of the team.

The focus of the role is tenancy sustainment, we want to achieve long-term tenancies in the private rented sector. The ideal candidate will enjoy both workings on their own and as part of the team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where no two days are the same. The successful candidate will know about benefit systems, issues that cause homelessness, and housing support needs for vulnerable people. As well as the tenants you support you will work with private landlords and a range of other partners. 

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Data Quality Officer

  • Salary: Grade 5 (£23,541 - £25,991)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 18 April 2021 - Midnight

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Special Educational Needs and Disability Statutory Assessment and Review Service (SENDSARS) due to investment in the team.

The SENDSARS team has responsibility for the statutory processes around children with SEN and for the placement of those children and young people into appropriate educational provision, often in partnership with other services such as Health and Social Care. The team works closely with a range of partners both internal and external to the Council to ensure the best outcomes for children and young people with SEN are achieved.

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Tenancy Support Worker

  • Salary: Grade 5 (£23,541 - £25,991)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Closing Date: 21 April 2021 - Midnight

We are looking for someone to join the Temporary Accommodation team as a Tenancy Support Worker. Temporary accommodation is an ever-growing team and temporarily rehouses the some of the most vulnerable single adults and families within the city. We currently have two Temporary Accommodation sites and several dispersed properties throughout the whole of Sheffield.

The focus of the role is to prevent homelessness, we want to provide safe accommodation leading and supporting people to manage their tenancies, which leads to a permanent successful tenancy in the future. The ideal candidate will enjoy both workings on their own and as part of the team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where no two days are the same. The successful candidate will experience and/or awareness of; housing support needs for vulnerable people, awareness of issues that lead to homelessness and partnership working. As well as the Temporary Accommodation customers you support you will also work closely with a range other internal and external partners. 

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Business Support Officer x5

  • Salary: Grade 3 (£19,312 - £19,698)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Closing Date: 25 April 2021 - Midnight

We have 5 temporary posts to fill and are seeking applicants that are good communicators, with experience in administration or finance roles and who are skilled in the use of IT and electronic ways for working, including the ability. We have the following  1 x 12 months (0.8 FTE), 1x 6 month FTE ,1 x 3 months FTE , and 2 x 12 months FTE

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Assistant Finance Manager

  • Salary: Grade 8 (£35,745 - £38,890)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 28 April 2021 - Midnight

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Finance and Commercial Service of Sheffield City Council. We require excellent ICT, organisational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to prioritise workloads and delegate tasks.  You should be a minimum part qualified/currently studying CCAB or relevant equivalent, or have extensive experience in a financial environment demonstrating Continued Professional Development at a similar level. 

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Personal Advisor

  • Salary: Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 28 April 2021 - Midnight

We are recruiting to a permanent Personal Advisor to work in our Care Leaver’s team at Star House, Division Street, Sheffield.  We are looking for applicants who can support and advise young people leaving care by helping them to find suitable accommodation, assistance in budgeting and spending decisions, education, employment and training by undertaking a high-quality needs assessment and pathway plans alongside social workers and working with other multi agency partners. You will act as an advocate for young people and support them to make decisions for their future.    

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Team Manager

  • Salary: Grade 9 (£39,880 - £43,857)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 2 May 2021 - Midnight

We are seeking application from candidates who can provide operational leadership and contribute to strategic development in the Council's delivery of Adult Social Care to enhance quality of life for people with care and support needs, to delay and reduce the need for care and support, to ensure that people have a positive experience of care and support and to safeguard adults whose circumstances make them vulnerable and protect them from avoidable harm

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Community Services Officer X 3

  • Salary: Grade 7 (£31,346 - £34,728)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary for 12 months
  • Closing Date: 25 April 2021 - Midnight

We are looking to recruit 3 x Temporary Community Services Officer within the Communities Service.  The post will be working in the Local Area Committee Localities they will be temporary for a period of 12 months. 

If you are enthusiastic and committed to improving outcomes for Communities, have good relationships with partner agencies and the VCFS, experience of supporting and guiding professionals and effective engagement strategies with residents, then this could be the next step for you in your career. 

 

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