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Case Manager

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2678
  • Published: Sat 02/03/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 01/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £35,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

Salary range: £39,336 - £44,878 
Job Level: Level 3, Zone 2
Work Location: Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street London NW1 1BD 
Hours per week: 36 
Contract type: Permanent 
Closing date: Sunday 24th March 2024 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: Tuesday 2nd April 2024
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.

** AGENCY STAFF, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO APPLY **

About us 

Camden is listening to everyone, including you.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community.  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. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all. 

About the team/service

Camden’s Youth Justice Service is rated Outstanding, and we aim to keep it that way by finding the best staff to join us. The team sits within the Integrated Youth Support Services (IYSS) which also includes the Youth Service, Youth Early Help, Connexions, FWD (substance misuse) and Evolve (Reducing Serious Youth Violence & Exploitation). The YJS is forward-thinking, innovative, trauma informed, and child focussed.  We seek collaboration with staff, partners, children, and families at all key stages to check the Service is on the right track.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Case Manager role within our Youth Justice Service at Camden, rated Outstanding by HMIP in 2020. You will manage a varied case load of youth justice, youth early help and Evolve cases, working innovatively with children from diverse backgrounds and engage them and their families and other professionals in order to assess, develop and deliver intervention and activities that support their personal and social skills and participation in society. You will contribute to youth justice service outcomes by creatively engaging children who are subject to youth justice orders and also who are at risk of anti-social behaviour, crime, becoming NEET and substance misuse. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS. Please note Camden also offers the DBS update service.

About you

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'.

To be considered for this exciting position it is essential that you have a professional qualification in either Social Work (SWE - Registered), Probation or Youth Justice Effective Practice Certificate (with considerable recent work experience in case management within the youth justice system). 

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of approaches to children’s development including trauma informed practice, desistance and resilience. You will also have a good understanding of the Youth Justice System including national standards, scaled approach and be familiar with the systems of recording. You must have a proven ability to communicate effectively; both verbally and in writing and be able to write clear and concise reports within a Youth Justice environment to fixed timescales. You will be a team player and be able to bring fresh ideas and enthusiasm to an outstanding team.

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/10341695/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. 

We will only consider applications from candidates who complete a ‘Why Me – Supporting Statement’ and address the criteria outlined in the ‘About Me’ section of the Job Profile.

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 our recruitment website by copy and pasting the below URL into your browser: https://www.camdenjobs.co.uk/inclusion-and-diversity

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

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2678
  • Published: Sat 02/03/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 01/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £35,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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