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Recruitment & Marketing Officer- Fostering and Permanence
  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6766
  • Published: Wed 02/12/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 10/12/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £34884 - £37722
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Charles Babbage House

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Recruitment & Marketing Officer- Fostering and Permanence

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Recruitment and Marketing Officer - Fostering and Permanence

Permanent. Full time

Salary: PO1 £34, 888 - £37, 722

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative, well organised and enthusiastic individual to promote Enfield’s fostering service in and around the borough. The purpose of the role is to increase the number of in-house foster carers who have the skills to meet the needs of our children requiring foster placements. You will plan, deliver and evaluate innovative recruitment campaigns using social media platforms and a wide range of publicity and advertising methods. You will also arrange and attend recruitment events at external venues. The ability to maintain and analyse statistical information is also a skill that will be required for this role.

Enfield is proud of its attractive website and we are always looking at ways in which we can improve its visual presentation to attract foster carers. Therefore, skills and the ability to improve website content is also a requirement.

There is a significant element of partnership working in this role as Enfield is part of the North London Fostering Consortium and much of our recruitment activity is jointly planned and delivered with the five other North Lindon boroughs in the Consortium.

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.

How to apply:

This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.

1. A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification.

2. Your CV which includes your full work history since leaving full time education.

Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.

Closing and Interview Dates

Closing Date: Midnight 10th December 2020

Interview Date: TBC

Additional Information

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 Oley Taal Gaye on 0208 132 1043 or If you would like to know more about the role, please please contact Renee Powell on 0208 132 2628 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.