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Social Worker – North and South Camden Recovery & Rehabilitation Services

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SP/20/137358
  • Published: Tue 10/11/2020, 11:15 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 24/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,638 plus 5% AMHP allowance (if applicable)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 3 Daleham Gardens, Peckwater Resource Centre, 6 Peckwater Street, London, Camden

Starting salary: £37,638 plus 5% AMHP allowance (if applicable)

Job Level and Salary range: Level 4, Zone 1; £37,638 - £43,659 per annum  
Work Location: North Camden R & R – 3 Daleham Gardens, London, NW3 5BY ; South Camden R & R – Peckwater Resource Centre, NW5 2TX
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: x3 Permanent
Closing date: Tuesday 24 October 2020 at 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion

About us

Camden is listening to everyone, including you. We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. As a Social Worker with the Recovery & Rehabilitation Services, you’ll help create a multi-disciplinary Mental Health Service for individuals experiencing psychosis.

The role

As a Social Worker within one of these services, you will hold a varied caseload, undertaking the role of care coordinator for those with complex mental health needs along with providing specific interventions.  You will be expected to manage your own workload and resources. You will undertake assessments of risk, needs and capacity and respond appropriately to support the service users.  You will have the skills to respond to unexpected events and crisis and have the ability to recognise signs of harm, abuse and neglect and how to manage these issues.

There is a strong commitment to promoting your professional development in Camden.  You will be supported by clinical and management supervision and will be given the opportunity to develop and enhance clinical skills, leadership skills, therapeutic interventions and case management through annual appraisal and personal development plan.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About you

This role requires you to be a qualified Social Worker, registered with Social Work England with experience of working in the community supporting adults with mental health problems following the Care Programme Approach (CPA).

You will be enthusiastic, passionate and committed to work within the recovery model and dedicated to improve the well-being of service users and their carers.  You will demonstrate the ability to take responsibility for managing your own workload at a high standard and delivering to set deadlines.

You will have strong awareness and understanding of the complexities of operating in a multi-disciplinary setting.  You will also be proficient in using Microsoft Office Packages i.e. PowerPoint and Word, Intermediate Excel. Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SP/20/137358
  • Published: Tue 10/11/2020, 11:15 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 24/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,638 plus 5% AMHP allowance (if applicable)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 3 Daleham Gardens, Peckwater Resource Centre, 6 Peckwater Street, London, Camden

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