- Employer: Camden Council
- Reference: 1953
- Published: Wed 22/03/2023, 15:40 PM
- Closing on: Fri 21/04/2023, 16:40 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time
- Hours: FULLTIME
- Salary: £40,000 - £49,999
- DBS Check: Enhanced
- Location: London
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Social Worker - Camden Community Rehabilitation Team
Starting salary: £40,652 plus 5% AMHP allowance (if applicable)
Job Level: Level 4, Zone 1
Work Location: Camden Community Rehabilitation Team, 154 Camden Road, NW1 9HU
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 9 April 2023; 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 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.
As a Social Worker in the Camden Community Rehabilitation Team, you will form part of a dynamic and skilled multi-disciplinary You will form part of a dynamic and skilled multi-disciplinary group of professionals who provide holistic mental, physical, and social care to service users with a severe and enduring mental illness within the 24hr Mental Health Accommodation pathway.
The team takes a flexible approach to care planning to ensure the best outcomes for the people they work with.
Mental Health support in Camden is provided in joint partnership and collaboration between Camden Council and Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust. This is an exciting time to join Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust as they shift to neighbourhood working in the provision of community mental health support.
You will be supported to take the lead role in the team with social work-related tasks such as safeguarding, Dols, COP etc.
You will have the opportunity to contribute to a culture of continued learning and development and to further embed strengths-based practice principles into practice. We will support you towards completing your AMHP training if you have not already done so.
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 with at least two years post – qualifying experience. You 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 (AMHP) course.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, passionate and committed to delivering Social Work in a crisis setting and is dedicated to working flexibly to support people to remain in the community despite experiencing poor mental health. Extensive knowledge of the legislative framework relating to Adults and the Care Act 2014 as well as the Mental Health Act is essential in this 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.
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/10009897/file/document?inline
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 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 applicatio