Early Help Family Hub - The Early Help Family Hub is made up of three main services:
Parent Support Service
Change and Challenge Service
We aim to support families where concerns have been highlighted by other professionals or they can self-refer.
We then seek to offer the family direct support or determine which other services in the borough can help them to develop and change.
We are looking to recruit:
1 x PO1 Full time Senior Parent Support Advisor
The Parent Support Service is part of the Early Help Family Hub Service within Children and Family Services. It is a preventive service which offers support and advice to families, with children aged 0-18 years that live in or attend a school in Enfield.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Parent Support Advisor with at least 4 years’ experience of working with families and children to join the Parent Support Service. You will need to have excellent writing skills to undertake complex assessments. You will need to demonstrate a good understanding of identifying risks.
The post holder will have a varied caseload,offering support to empower parents / carers to build on family’s strengths preventing family breakdown and the involvement of statutory services.
The post holder will be accountable to the Parent Support Service Deputy Team manager. You must hold an NVQ level 4 qualification or equivalent in the field of Child Care, Education, Health.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a strong service that works together with families, to achieve positive outcomes for children and young people.
Enfield is committed to supporting staff to develop their skills and as such offers a high-quality training programme available to all staff based on social work as well as holistic subject areas.
Enfield is currently working with the Signs of Safety model.
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 17th February 2020
Interview date TBC
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Sue Adams on 0208 132 1048 or Sue.Adams@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 Lydia Bartlett on 020 8132 2416 or Jone Forrester on 020 8132 2290
“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”.