Family Group Conferencing Service Manager
‘What Matters' is Camden's approach to embedding strengths based practice across Adult Social Care. This practice approach supports people, carers, families and communities to find the solutions that are right for them.
We are seeking to recruit a strong, highly motivated Service Manager for this key role who will lead the development of the Family Group Conference (FGC) service in Adult Social Care. As Service Manager for the FGC you will support, coach and mentor staff by providing a clear and responsive practice leadership role in Family Group Conference work including modelling best practice, promoting and ensuring the highest professional standards are maintained throughout areas of responsibility.
To be considered for this role you must hold a diploma in Social Work or equivalent qualification and proven experience of working in a Social Services department. It is also an essential requirement that you are HCPC registered.
The successful candidate will be able to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with health and social care and Council colleagues; external organisations in the health and voluntary sector and other local authorities to ensure an integrated and holistic approach. You will also need to have sound communication skills and be able to work collaboratively and in partnership with customers, families/carers and the wider community.
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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Closing dates for applications: 18 September 2019 23:59
Interviews to be held: w/c 23 September 2019
Please quote ref: 190000M8
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