Reparation, Volunteer and Panel Officer
Are you exceptional and do you want to be part of an exceptional team? Enfield Youth Offending Service are advertising for a Referral Order, Reparation and Volunteer Officer to join our team and help us continue to deliver excellent, high-quality innovative work. All candidates must be able to work with a degree of flexibility to meet the needs of our service. We want applications from dedicated people committed to contributing to achieving the best outcomes for children and young people, their families and the community.
We are looking to recruit a suitable candidate who is resourceful, creative and excellent at forming positive relationships of trust with young people, families and members of the community. The role will be expected to use trauma informed approach within their engagement of young people on a one to one or group work basis, providing volunteers and trainee volunteers with support, guidance, advocacy, and other activities. The role will also require the applicant to be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications Excel, Word and PowerPoint being especially important.
Our ambition is to see children as children within youth justice services, treat them fairly and help them to build on their strengths so they can rehabilitate and make positive contributions to society. This role will contribute greatly to our ambitions by being key in supporting the development and recruitment of volunteers, working directly and indirectly with the young people in our service, share and maintain data.
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Janet Evans@enfield.gov.uk 020 81322241 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.
Enfield’s Social Care Centre of Excellence confirms our commitment to creating and maintaining an environment for new and existing staff to be the best and deliver high quality social work to our most vulnerable children and young people. It brings our recruitment, professional development and support into the one portal for social care staff to see what we have to offer and how we are supporting them to continue to learn and develop on a professional basis. For more information please visit https://new.enfield.gov.uk/centreofexcellence/about-us/
“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”.
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.
We do not see your name or title when shortlisting your application. This is one of many initiatives to build a more talented and diverse workforce. However, if you put your name on your CV or Statement it will be visible to us. For this reason, we ask that you do not include your name on these documents. Please note it is your responses to the Essential/Desirable criteria, as detailed in the Job Description and Person Specification which is available on the job advert, that will determine if you are shortlisted for an interview, therefore we encourage you to always address the essential and desirable criteria in your application/CV.
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.
- 1 month paid sabbatical for Children’s Social Workers
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.
If you have previously applied for this role within the past 6 months, unfortunately, a second application will not be considered.