Mental Health Enablement Officer
Scale 6 £27,978 - £30,048
Full-time (36 hours) permanent position
THE MENTAL HEALTH ENABLEMENT SERVICE
Which is based at Bush Hill Park, Enfield has a vacancy for
MENTAL HEALTH ENABLEMENT OFFICER
Enfield Council’s Mental Health Enablement Service works closely with people who have severe and enduring mental health support needs in order reduce hospital delay discharge and to improve their ability to live independently and participate in the community, as well as improve quality of life and well-being.
Working mainly 1:1 in people’s homes and in the community, we provide short-term intensive support to achieve a range of agreed and personalised outcomes. Our work includes resettlement and outreach work, and support to access opportunities in employment, education and leisure. Another part of the Enablement Service is the Drop In, which offers advice, information, advocacy and support, and community links.
Provide high quality and comprehensive support to the service user to empower them to plan, work towards and achieve their outcomes.
Working effectively individually and as part of a team, to achieve service outcomes and actively contribute to the development and smooth running of the service in accordance with local policies procedures and legislation.
Enable service users to maximise independent living, community participation, and healthy living in a personalised way.
Some supervisory responsibility and where required, would be expected to assist with the induction of staff, on the job training of colleagues and students, and the allocation and checking of work.
According to the role of the post, supervise/take the lead role to work with service users to assess, design, plan, implement and support care plans/management of cases as directed by the line manager in order to maximise individual service user opportunity and development.
The successful candidate will work as part of a team, and induction, supervision and training will be available.
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.
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 at 23:59 on Sunday 16th January 2022
Interview date: TBC
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Deniz Akin on 0208 148 4898 or Deniz.Akin@enfield.gov.uk
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Bosede Kareem on 0208 078 2825 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.