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Mental Health Enablement Officer

Enfield Council
Title
Mental Health Enablement Officer
Job Reference
6904
Organisation
Enfield Council
Borough
Enfield
Location
Bush Hill Park, Enfield
Salary
Scale 5 £25, 137 - £27, 483
Sector
Care Homes (Residential and Nursing)
Hours
Full Time
Closing Date
25/02/21
Posted 23 days ago

Mental Health Enablement Officer

Enfield Council’s MH Enablement Service works closely with people who have severe and enduring mental health support needs in order to improve their ability to live independently and participate in the community, as well as improve quality of life and well-being. We require a male worker to allow us to provide a service to people requesting male workers, and to those for whom an allocated female staff is deemed inappropriate due to risk of abuse. This post is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1) which provides for the application of a genuine occupational requirement. The successful candidate will work as part of a team. Induction, supervision and training available.

About Us

Enfield Council’s Mental Health Enablement Service works closely with people who have severe and enduring mental health support needs in order to improve their ability to live independently and participate in the community, as well as improve quality of life and well-being. Working mainly 1:1 in people’s homes and in the community, we provide short-term intensive support to achieve a range of agreed and personalised outcomes. Our work includes resettlement and outreach work, and support to access opportunities in employment, education and leisure. Another part of the Enablement Service is the Drop In, which offers advice, information, advocacy and support, and community links.

Your Role

We require a male worker to allow us to provide a service to people requesting male workers, and to those for whom an allocated female staff is deemed inappropriate due to risk of abuse. This post is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1) which provides for the application of a genuine occupational requirement. The successful candidate will work as part of a team, and induction, supervision and training will be available.

About You

We require a male worker to allow us to provide a service to people requesting male workers, and to those for whom an allocated female staff is deemed inappropriate due to risk of abuse. This post is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1) which provides for the application of a genuine occupational requirement.

Your benefits

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

Apply or Information

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Oley Taal Gaye on 0208 132 1043 or oley.taal-gaye@enfield.gov.uk. If you would like to know more about the role, please contact James Armstrong on 0208 078 9053, Susan Salter on 0208 078 2836 or 0208 078 2825 or Bosede Kareem on 0208 078 2825 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.