Starting salary: £31,434
Job Level: Level 3, Zone 1
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Monday 29^th August 2022, 23:59
Interviews to be held: w/c 5 September
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 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. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.
This role will undertake return home interviews with young people who are reported missing from home or care, creatively engaging with young people and providing a consistent offer of support.
It will deliver a dynamic and proactive approach to working with young people at risk from extra-familial harm, identifying risk across exploitation and abuse. It will advocate for young people, ensuring their voice is heard within their families and professional network. It will also work with young people within their communities, engaging with them in the spaces where they feel most comfortable. The Missing Outreach Worker will work collaboratively with multiagency partners, raising awareness of the risks impacting missing and exploited children, and supporting the borough to identify and prevent extra familial harm.
We are currently recruiting to 1 post but there may be another role by the time we get to interview.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
You will have experience of delivering meaningful work and engagement with vulnerable young people, with the ability to overcome barriers to build trusted relationships.
You will have the knowledge to recognise risk factors and behaviours for children who are vulnerable to/experiencing extra familial harm, including exploitation and youth violence. You will also have the ability to work creatively within a team setting, sharing information appropriately with multi-agency partners. You will have the ability to take responsibility for planning you own work, consistently delivering high quality work against tight timescales and conflicting priorities.
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. Visit 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits' 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 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits'.
Asking for AdjustmentsCamden 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG