1 x Fixed Term- 2 year 36 hours in Enfield Looked After Children Team
The advertised salary is for a full time position.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Care-Coordinator in the Looked After Children service based at Triangle House in Palmers Green Enfield. We are a busy and friendly environment and are committed to encouraging professional and personal development. We deliver frontline services including Court cases and long term work for children who are Looked After by Enfield in a variety of settings and those children who are being placed for adoption. This is a supportive team with small supervision groups and a commitment to group supervision and ongoing support. The successful candidate will be passionate about working with looked after children.
Your role would include directly supporting social workers, supervising contact between children and their parents and life story work amongst other tasks. You should have experience in working in a social care environment. You should demonstrate a child centred approach by keeping the service users at the heart of all work. Be motivated & flexible and have good IT, recording and communication skills, also a willingness to look forward and explore new and creative ways of working.
So if you have vision, creativity and commitment, looking for a new challenge and can make a positive difference to children’s lives we would like to hear from you.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date: Midnight 22nd February 2019
Interview Date: TBC
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post.
“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”.
An external candidate, including Enfield Council agency workers, would be appointed on a fixed term contract, whilst internal candidates who are Council employees, would normally be expected to take up the post on a secondment basis.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Paula Dixon on 0208 379 4210 or Paula.Dixon@enfield.gov.uk. 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 Linda Hughes on 020 8379 8222 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.