Starting salary: £47,394 pro-rata
Job Level: Level 4, Zone 2
Work Location: Vadnie Bish House 33-43, Caversham Road, NW5 2DR
Hours per week: 21.6 (3 days per week)
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Monday 4 December 2023; 23:59
Interviews to be held: 20th December 2023
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 building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to 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 works closely with the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, a leading Mental Health Institution, which provides the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Support to Camden children and their families. You will the opportunity to gain the best from both organisations, being employed by Camden whilst being situated in a specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) team.
The role of Advanced Social Worker working in The Camden CAMHS Whole Family Team (WFT 5-18 years) and the Whole Family Team with Perinatal Specialism (WFT-P, 0-5 years), you will work with families facing complex difficulties, who may be working with several professionals and may struggle to access community services.
The nature of this role will mean working flexibly in the community both within Camden, its surrounding boroughs and at times outside of London.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To be considered for this role you must be a fully qualified and accredited Social Worker and hold current SWE registration and ideally you will have experience of supervising social work students. We’re looking for someone who has 3 years post qualifying experience in working with vulnerable children, young people and their families in the field of social care who has excellent experience of working positively with staff from other agencies.
You will need an understanding of and the ability to work with different cultures, expectations and priorities. As well as on point detailed knowledge of policies, statutory regulations and guidance relating to children’s safeguarding and children’s mental health and wellbeing.
Above all, we are looking for someone who can bring empathy and compassion to this family centric role.
To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by visiting 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/our-stories'.
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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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'.
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