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Service Development Manager - Family Support

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 7054
  • Published: Tue 06/07/2021, 6:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 22/07/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £48078 - £61497
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre
Job Details

Are you looking for an opportunity to play a key role in developing innovative and effective services for children and young people?

We are currently seeking to recruit a Service Development Manager to be part of the Children and Public Health Commissioning Team. The team works across the whole People Department and the post holder will have the opportunity to lead on strategic commissioning across a diverse portfolio, including Children’s Social Care, Children and Young People’s Mental Health, and Early Help.

The post holder will be integral to our delivery of Early Help for All against the core priorities set out in our strategy:

Priority one: Provide clear information, advice and support

Every individual in Enfield will have the knowledge of and access to the right support, at the right time, in the right place to tackle problems early.

Priority two: Empower communities

People will be motivated and empowered to take advantage of every opportunity the borough has to offer, to help themselves and their communities to make Enfield an even better place.

Priority three: Establish an effective early help system

There will be a whole-system approach to early help with strong leadership, a confident workforce and commitment to join-up and integrate resources and services.

We are looking for a person with previous experience in commissioning, who understands local government. You will be expected to work closely with the Strategy & Service Development team and with senior officers across the Council as well as other stakeholder groups and partners. You will play a key part in supporting the team to develop services across the People Department. Your work will place the needs of the Enfield’s children, young people and their families at the centre of everything you do, ensuring that services are accessible, of the highest quality and represent value for money. Confidence and assertiveness will be key to your success as you develop and maintain a range of effective working relationships, both internally and externally. You will also bring excellent planning and organisational skills.

Key Skills

  • A positive, can-do attitude.

  • Person centred approach.

  • Be proactive, professional and able to deal with people at all levels.

  • Great support planning skills.

  • Good communications skills

Permanent contract

Full Time (We would be open to discussing compressed hours or part time hours)

MM2 £48,078 - £61,497 pa

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.

  • A blend of remote and office based working for most roles.
  • 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.

Our culture

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.



Closing and Interview Dates

Closing Date is 23:59 on Thursday 22nd July 2021



Additional Information

To apply please click on the apply button below

This role requires that you upload 2 documents.

• A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification.

• Your CV detailing your full employment history since leaving full time education.

Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.

The standard process is for posts to be advertised on the Councils redeployment and internal site concurrently, however those members of staff that are at risk of redundancy and on the Council’s redeployment register will be considered first.

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Claire Turner, Senior Recruitment Consultant on 0208 132 1024 or claire.turner@enfield.gov.uk

“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.



  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 7054
  • Published: Tue 06/07/2021, 6:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 22/07/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £48078 - £61497
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre

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