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Support Coordinator - Mental Health

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2707
  • Published: Tue 02/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 02/05/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: Starting salary: £31,765
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

Starting salary: £31,765
Job Level: Level 2, Zone 1 
Work Location: The Greenwood Centre, 37 Greenwood Place, London NW5 1LB
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: 1x Permanent and 1x Secondment/Fixed Term – 12 months
Closing date: Tuesday 16 April 2024; 23:59
Interviews to be held: W/C 22 April
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.

About us

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.

The role

The Greenwood Mental Health Service is a community based day service for adult residents in Camden, which empowers people towards better mental and physical wellbeing.

The role of Support Coordinator is an integral role to the service where you will support people recovering from mental ill health to take control of their lives and provide practical and emotional support.

You will participate in a wide range of tasks, including care planning, monitoring and review process and promote equality of opportunity, choice, privacy, dignity, rights and independence, ensuring the safeguarding of vulnerable adults.

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

To find out more about The Greenwood Centre, please follow this link to a short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4NRCR3SmLw

About you

The ideal candidate will have experience of paid or unpaid work with people with social care needs in relation to mental health. You will have the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other stakeholders and to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders, using diverse methods and media.

You will have a good ability to plan and run activities, to record information and write concise reports. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrable knowledge of The Care Act 2014, principles of Strengths-based and Person-Centred Approaches and an understanding of the economic position in social care and the drive for efficiency.

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.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please CLICK HERE or copy and paste the below URL into your browser: http://camdocs.camden.gov.uk/HPRMWebDrawer/Record/10450102/file/document?inline

To apply for this job please click the "Apply" button. 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 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

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  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2707
  • Published: Tue 02/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 02/05/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: Starting salary: £31,765
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

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