Starting Salary: £38,297plus 5% AMHP allowance (if applicable)
Work Location: 4 Greenland Road, London, NW1 0AS
Hours per week: 36
Contract Type: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract / Secondment
Closing Date: Sunday 22nd May 2022 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
Camden is changing on the inside to make life better for everyone. 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 in the Early Intervention Service, you will form part of a large network of professionals in an integrated Mental Health setting. Mental Health support in Camden is provided in joint partnership and collaboration between Camden Council and Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust.
We are looking for a mental health Social Worker who is keen, enthusiastic and passionate about social work and primary care working to join us.
You will enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team alongside a number of other Mental Health practitioners.
You will support the daily functions of the service to ensure our clients are able to access support for their mental and social health care needs in a timely and straightforward way which draws on existing community resources and views the individual in a holistic manner.
Your responsibilities will include safeguarding, assessing risk and planning and implementing care plans.
We work closely with our colleagues in the NHS, Adult Social Care and voluntary sector and are looking for an experienced mental health social worker who is able to support the team to develop and strengthen professional relationships across the network.
If you are looking for the next step up or new challenge in your Social Care career then we want to hear from you.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
This role requires you to be a qualified Social Worker and must be registered with Social Work England. Also, to be successful in this role you must be willing to show a commitment to undertake Post Qualifying Courses when relevant, including the Approved Mental Health Practitioner course.
The successful candidates 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. It is essential that you demonstrate the ability to take responsibility for managing your own workload at a high standard and delivering to set deadlines.
Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our Mental Health services here in Camden, 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.
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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 role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website
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