Head of Young People & Community Safety

London Borough of Enfield


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Salary/Remuneration

    Up to £89,319

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    22 September 2019

  • Client

    London Borough of Enfield

Ref: GSe57533

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the youth and community safety services in Enfield.

We want a highly skilled, experienced and motivated leader who will be a core member of Children and Family Services supporting ambitious case workers and other staff to make their contact with every child, family and the community count.

It’s time to take your next step and apply to be part of a Local Authority that is good in all service areas with an upward trajectory to outstanding.

With a highly diverse population of over 330,000 of which over 80,000 are children and young people, Enfield is the place where you can make a difference to people’s lives.

Enfield prides itself on having a supportive work culture and stable management team that gives staff the autonomy they need to deliver a first-class service that helps, supports and protects vulnerable people and communities.

Our practice is underpinned by high expectations and professional standards and promises to our children, young people and families. Our chosen model across the safeguarding partnership is Signs of Safety. Our Youth Offending Unit has been awarded the RJC Restorative Services Quality Mark.

What we’re looking for

A committed and experienced senior manager who can demonstrate through qualifications and experience that they have ambition to drive Enfield services to outstanding.

For more information and to discuss the role in more detail please contact our advising consultant at GatenbySanderson Rachel Cox (0113 205 6068).

Closing date22nd September
Long listingw/c 30th September
Preliminary interviewsw/c 30th September
Short listingw/c 7th October
Final panelw/c 14th October
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.