Job Details A vacancy for a qualified and experienced social worker has arisen in Enfield’s Special Guardianship Service. This team is based at Triangle House in Palmers Green and benefits from being co-located with our other services for looked after children. The successful candidate will have the skills required to complete assessments of special guardians, hold a manageable caseload, take part in the duty rota and undertake support assessments for Special Guardians caring for children that are connected to them. Enfield’s Looked After Children’s Service has good partnerships with its CAMHS and Virtual School Service who are crucial in providing services to meet the needs of our most vulnerable children and young people. We pride ourselves in working together to ensure the needs of our children and special guardians are met to a high standard before and after an Order is made. Enfield’s Children’s Services has excellent training opportunities for staff across all teams with additional training offered to staff in the SG Team via the North London Consortium. Enfield’s Children’s Services has maintained its ‘Good’ Ofsted rating contributed by the excellent work carried out in the SG Team, so come and be a part of its ongoing successful achievements for our Looked After Children. Due to the current Covid 19 pandemic and requirements for social distancing, persons who are shortlisted for an interview will be invited to attend an online video interview. For an informal discussion, please contact Morris Linton, Special Guardianship Team Manager on 020 8132 2496 / 07908 670628 or by email at [email protected]
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas. Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months. Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods. Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family. Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work. We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more. Closing and Interview Dates Closing date midnight 31st October 2020 Interview date: TBA Additional Information To apply, please click on the link below. If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Paula Dixon on 020 8132 1044 or [email protected]
A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419. If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Morris Linton Special Guardianship Team Manager on 0208 132 2496 / 07908 670628 or by email at [email protected]
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