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Adult social careWe help adults with social care needs find support so they can live as independently as possible in their own homes. This includes older people, people with physical or learning disabilities, and mental health service users. Social workers have great opportunities to develop their practice in our diverse borough. We enable our staff to deliver outstanding services to our residents by committing to excellent supervision and promoting continuous professional development, through learning and development opportunities.

We offer a competitive salary and if you are newly qualified, you can expect to start on £32,430. Experienced social workers can expect a starting salary between £34,794 to £41,706.

In addition to many benefits, we can also offer you:

  • stable and supportive leadership teams
  • a commitment to manageable workloads
  • strong and collaborative working with partner agencies
  • friendly and welcoming teams

Farooq ShahDear Candidate,

Thank you for your interest in the exciting IT opportunities we have here at Enfield Council. As a successful, high performing council in one of London's most vibrant and diverse boroughs, we want to deliver our core services with a high level of quality, while seeking new and innovative ways to do business. After a huge transformation project, we are looking for committed IT professionals to strengthen our existing team and to ensure that our objectives and priorities are delivered effectively.

I believe you'll find working in Enfield an immensely rewarding experience. Enfield provides a fantastic opportunity for talented and ambitious professionals to make a real contribution to quality of life in the borough and through our commitment to invest in our staff, to develop their own skills and experience whilst working in a dynamic, fair and flexible environment. The organisational culture is positive, open and supportive – with a real focus on outcomes. We've built up excellent momentum in recent years and have established a reputation for high quality services and innovation.

Enfield Council want to provide pioneering digital solutions, advanced analytics capability and optimum ways of working that will extend beyond the council to make Enfield a great place to live and work. We are delighted to be exclusively partnering with Understanding Recruitment to help us fill our vacancies.

If this sounds like the next career move for you, for a full list of available roles visit Understanding Recruitment, or email Daniel Nightingale at dnightingale@understandingrecruitment.co.uk or Harry Sansom at hsansom@understandingrecruitment.co.uk.

Farooq Shah
Head of Information Management and Technology
Enfield Council

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Tinu OloweThank you for the initial interest you have shown in becoming our Head of Learning & Organisational Development.

Having recently joined Enfield Council, I truly believe, our people are our most important asset and we have big ambitions to create a culture where all staff thrive and are passionate and committed in delivering the best services for our residents. The development and delivery of a strong employer brand will ensure we attract and retain the best talent.

As a strategic Learning & Organisational Development (L&OD) partner and an integral part of the business, you will sit at the top table within HR & L&OD to help shape and plan the strategic direction of the council. This is a truly exciting time, with huge and unprecedented challenges in how we will support the residents of the borough through the services we provide. You can read here about our priorities and plans to create a lifetime of opportunities in Enfield. The council must continue to take a business-like approach across the whole organisation, ensuring the delivery of value for money services that are provided right first time, every time. We need a workforce that is able to work flexibly, is highly motivated and adaptable as our service provision changes.

Working very closely with me, you will have a leading role in helping to change the culture of our organisation, build capabilities and manage the aspirations of our workforce, as the council continues through a period of significant change. We need an exceptional leader; a strategist and innovative forward thinker who can help deliver our organisational change programmes to effect real long lasting transformation. We have recently completed a strategic review of the HR and OD function which will provide a platform from which you can build further momentum.

If you feel you have these skills, the aspiration and want to be part of an exciting change programme, then we would be delighted to hear from you. To apply please send us your up to date CV and covering letter of no more than two pages outlining how your skills and experience meets the requirements of the role. If you would like to have an informal discussion before applying, please contact Kenita Gray on 020 8132 3150 for this to be arranged.

I look forward to receiving your application.

Tinu Olowe
Director, HR & OD