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Outreach Support Worker
  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6465
  • Published: Fri 29/05/2020, 6:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/06/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £24462 - £26745
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: St Andrews Court

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Outreach Support Worker

Job Details

We are seeking 2 Outreach Support workers to join our Outreach team at Enfield.

One post is on a permanent basis.

Our 2nd post is for secondment opportunity or fixed term basis for 6 months.

Both roles are full time (36 hours a week) and based in Enfield Town.

  • Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?

  • Are you enthusiastic, motivated and flexible?

  • Do you want to make a difference?

  • Do you have strong IT skills?

  • Do you have experience of working in service that delivers personalised strength-based support to a range of adults in their own homes and in the community?

  • Do you have experience of assessing needs?

  • Do you enjoy working within a fast-paced environment?

  • Do you hold a Social Care qualification i.e. NVQ/QCF 3 in Social Care or equivalent?

If yes, we would like to hear from you!

You must be able to work independently and as part of a team in a busy working environment.

The Outreach Team office is currently based by Enfield Town Train station. The service provides flexible short-term, longer term intervention and supports individuals develop skills and confidence to maximise independence. The service enables those we support to maximise their health and wellbeing.

The post-holders must be able to work independently and as part of a team in a busy environment.

An ability to carry out assessments of an individuals care and support needs and transfer this information in to care plans along with identifying and minimising risks.

You will need excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to work within the team, and with external customers, professionals service users and their families.

If you are passionate and want to make a difference in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

The Service has recently gone through a restructure and changes to systems and processes, so an ability to contribute to team working is essential.

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 is Midnight on Sunday 14th June 2020



Additional Information

For more information, please contact the manager, Melanie Wood on 0208 132 2471 during office hours or by email melanie.wood@enfield.gov.uk or Helen Nicholau on: 0208 132 2207.

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Claire Turner 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”.

For more info please visit https://www.independenceandwellbeing.co.uk/