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Social Worker - Children and Young People Disability Service (CYPDS)

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2737
  • Published: Wed 27/03/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 26/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

Salary Range: £46,067 - £49,131 (ASYE - £39,336)
Job Level: Level 4, Zone 1 (ASYE – Level 3 Zone 2)
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: 3x Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 14 April 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.

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

We’re currently seeking three talented, highly motivated Social Workers to join our diverse and highly skilled service. We are looking for Social Workers who are keen to progress and share our values of working as one team and finding better and more innovative ways of doing things within CYPDS.

You will use your experience to work across a varied and complex caseload of children and young people, aged between 0-25 with severe to profound disabilities. The role requires a confident approach to working with statutory, private and voluntary agencies and an ability to identify and apply complex systems and frameworks whilst remaining person centred.

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

About you

To be considered for one of these exciting opportunities its essential the successful candidates are fully qualified, accredited social work professionals who hold current Social Work England registration (ASYE candidates, it will be expected that you are registered before you start employment).

You will be a pro-active analytical thinker with a sound knowledge and understanding of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. Be a strong and reliable team worker, who brings ideas for service delivery and in partnership with parents and young people.

You will demonstrate a high level of professionalism, ensuring professional social work standards are maintained at all times. And, you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to deal with conflict, hostility and vulnerability.

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.

Children's Social Worker Benefits:

  • Reimbursement of the cost of Social Work England Fees for all qualified social work staff.
  • Payment of a travel allowance equivalent to the cost of a Zone 1 and 2 Travel card - currently £1,628.

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/10459190/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 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: 2737
  • Published: Wed 27/03/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 26/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

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