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Mental Health Social Worker – South Camden Recovery & Rehabilitation Service

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2105
  • Published: Thu 25/05/2023, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 24/06/2023, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £40,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: London

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Mental Health Social Worker – South Camden Recovery & Rehabilitation Service

Salary Range: £40,652 - £46,779 plus 5% AMHP allowance (if applicable)
Job Level: Level 4, Zone 1 
Work Location: Peckwater Resource Centre, 6 Peckwater Street, London, NW5 2TX. Remote working arrangements available
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 11 June 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.

About us

Camden is changing on the inside to make life better for everyone. 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. 

As a Social Worker in South Camden Recovery & Rehabilitation Service, you 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 Council and Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust.

The role

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary group of professionals who use their collective skills sets to assess and plan interventions with people with mental illness as well as their families and other support networks.  The Social Work voice is integral in the integrated setting, and you will represent your profession and contribute your unique expertise and skill set to provide holistic support to those in our communities who need it most. 

You will have the opportunity to practice and develop a wide range of skills including the opportunity to coordinate Mental Health Act assessments and participate in the Camden’s AMHP duty rota or be willing to train as an AMHP. 

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

About you

It is essential that you have a BA, BSc, DIPSW or CQSW or MA in Social Work or equivalent qualification and that you are registered with Social Work England.  You must be willing to undertake post qualifying courses when required such as the Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) qualification.

The role requires a working knowledge of, and experience in Mental Health Services including familiarity with the support options, interventions and resources for those with mental ill health.  You must have a keen interest in working with mental health and be professionally curious about the area of work.

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by visiting ''. 

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 '' to see full details of our benefits.

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To view the Job Profile, please CLICK HERE or copy and paste the below URL into your browser:

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 ''.

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 or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.