Social Worker CYPDS
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
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Be part of our New Way! This is an exciting time to join the service, we are looking for highly talented, enthusiastic child, and young adult focused qualified social workers who are person centred and pro-active thinkers with proven experience of working within an integrated setting with disabled children, young adults and their families.
We currently seeking two super talented, highly motivated experienced 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.
The role involves holding a varied and complex caseload of children, young people and/or young adults with severe to profound disabilities.
Duties will include working within a multi-agency context to meet the holistic needs of the child, young person and or young adult through comprehensive assessment and review processes.
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.
As one of London’s most energetic and respected boroughs, we provide excellent training and opportunity to grow in dynamic working environment.
We are looking for an individual that has a Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification, and be HCPC registered. You will be a pro-active analytical thinker, with experience of working within a multi-agency context as well as a sound knowledge and understanding of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.
You will also need to be a strong team worker, who brings ideas for service delivery and in partnership with parents and young people.
You will be part of developing and supporting a comprehensive service for Disabled Children and Young People and their families arising out of the Council's duties and powers under legislation and regulations, Council and Departmental policies and procedures.
You will work in accordance with guidelines set out by local management and to make appropriate use of statutory, independent and voluntary resources.
If you have the drive and the commitment we are looking for we would love to hear from you!
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare.
This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert.
When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience.
When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone.
This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.
If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: Wednesday 25th April 2018 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Please quote ref: 18000091
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