- See also social worker specific benefits.
Learning and Development
For qualified social worker roles, our Learning and Development offer includes classroom-based delivery followed up with work-based learning to consolidate learning into practice. Haringey Council applies the Signs of Safety Practice Model. For those who wish to progress into managerial roles, there is leadership training provided as well. For non-qualified roles, Haringey Council applies the 70-20-10 model of learning and offers on the job training, in house training and online training through our e-Learning system FUSE.
Haringey Council offers a starting paid annual leave allowance of 26 days plus an additional 8 bank holiday holidays. The annual leave offering increases at different years of service. We also offer the opportunity to buy up to 5 additional days of holiday per year.
In recognition of the invaluable work which our employees carry out, we offer competitive salaries which are benchmarked with other London Borough Authorities. We also offer Recruitment and Retention Incentives for Qualified Social Worker, Senior Practitioner and Team Manager roles.
Haringey Council pays 24.9% of your salary into the highly-rated Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). The LGPS is one of the largest public-sector pension schemes in the UK. It is a nationwide pension scheme for people working in local government or working for other types of employers participating in the scheme.
Haringey Council is a flexible employer and subject to the needs of the business, we will aim to accommodate flexible working arrangements.
Our other wide-ranging Employee Benefits include subsidised Travel Passes, Childcare Vouchers, a Cycle to Work Scheme, access to Employee discounts and cashback on retailers and restaurants plus free personal financial advice.
Haringey Council promotes and embraces agile working. All of our employees receive SMART IT equipment such as smartphones and slim line laptops and there is the ability to work across multiple locations when business needs require it.
Haringey Council recognises that our employees are vital to the delivery of our Vision and have a direct impact on the experience of our residents. We have therefore invested heavily into our Employee Wellbeing Strategy. We have put the necessary interventions in place to support our employees in reaching their full potential whilst maintaining a work/life balance.
- We actively encourage all employees to access the Haringey Five Ways to Wellbeing.
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