We take an enormous amount of pride in the team that we have put together within Family Services with every employee playing an integral role.

Our Benefits

We look for individuals that will share our passion for the services we provide and are willing to commit to our service, get involved and work hard to achieve positive outcomes for children and young people.

In return for this hard work and dedication we offer:

1. Outstanding Pay

We offer some of the highest total remuneration packages in Outer London benchmarked to the top 25% with our front line social workers earning up to £48,873. On top of this we also provide a relocation package, car user allowances, interest free season travel ticket loan, childcare vouchers and enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption pay.

2. Career Path and Personal Development

We want everyone to feel motivated and committed to their work so that children and families can enjoy stable services and so that staff can reach their maximum potential.

Our training offer is among the best in London with courses provided on site every day. We offer a developmental career path so that you know that your future is secure with Barnet and you will be able to cerement your progress following an annual personal development plan tailored to your growth needs.

3. Support and Supervision

We pledge to ensure that you feel supported by managers and colleagues alike and will receive dedicated supervision every three weeks.We also have the Employee Assistance Programme EAP which offers confidential support when staff need additional help with personal and financial life challenges.

4. Caseloads

We offer to continually monitor your caseloads, to ensure that they are at a manageable level with the number of Children in Need per full time social worker at below the London and national average.

5. Recognition and Social Events

Barnet Council seeks to recognise the contributions of people who go the extra mile for the community and in Family Services we are proud to have won several team and individual awards in 2015. We also know that the work our staff do is difficult and our Red Letter Day Events give us all the chance to spend some time together off line.

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