Salary Range: £47,394 - £54,222 (dependent on experience) plus 5% AMHP allowance if applicable
Job Level: Level 4, Zone 2
Work Location: Regis Road, London, NW5 3EG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Wednesday 14 February 2024; 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 building a place where everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. We are not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy; we are also home to the most important conversations happening today. We are making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here in Camden, you can help develop a better future for us all.
As a lead practitioner (manager) in Mental Health Review Team, you will lead a small multidisciplinary team and 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 and Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust.
This is a wonderful opportunity to support Mental Health Services in Camden. The role is unique within our services as being one of several Lead Practitioners who lead on social care practice within the Trust.
You will have a specific focus on the Safeguarding practice within the service and support the integrated service with practice knowledge and hold a small complex caseload, under the supervision of the Team/Service Manager.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
We’re looking for someone who holds a relevant social work qualification with a comprehensive understanding of relevant health, mental health and social care legislation and policies and procedures as well as an ability to apply it in practice. The ideal candidate will have some experience in people management and excellent knowledge of adult social care resources required to deliver effective care and support to people and their carers.
The nature of this role will mean you will need to be an excellent communicator who has a keen interest in social care practice as well as mental health.
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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