Robson House Social Worker

Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£41,952 - £48,663 per annum
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Closes
17 Jan 2021
Ref
21000004
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Contract

About us

Camden is listening to everyone, including you.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. 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 the Social Worker with Robson House, you’ll help create a better future for our borough’s young people by putting them at the heart of everything we do.

The role

Robson House aims to meet the social, emotional, mental health and academic needs of highly vulnerable children, so that they are able to make accelerated progress and be ready for their next stage in learning. We provide a stimulating and secure learning environment for pupils to give them a positive experience of school.

As the Social Worker at Robson House, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team. You will hold a varied caseload, providing specific interventions, and will help coordinate support for children with complex mental health needs.  You will be expected to manage your own workload and resources. You will undertake assessments of risk, needs and capacity and contribute to integrated planning and support.  You will provide supervision and support to key workers, helping devise, implement and review interventions with children and families.

There is a strong commitment to promoting your professional development in Camden. You will be supported by clinical and management supervision and will be given the opportunity to develop and enhance clinical skills, leadership skills, therapeutic interventions and case management through appraisal and personal development planning.

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

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

To be considered for this exciting opportunity it is essential the successful candidate is a qualified Social Worker, registered with Social Work England with experience of working in a working with children with SEMH needs and their families. You will have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the pressures faced by families with children living in socially deprived neighborhoods and of their needs.

You will be enthusiastic, passionate and committed to work to improve the well-being of service users and their carers.  You will demonstrate the ability to take responsibility for managing your own workload at a high standard and delivering to set deadlines.

You will have strong awareness and understanding of the complexities of operating in a multi-disciplinary setting.  You will also be proficient in using Microsoft Office Packages i.e. PowerPoint and Word, Intermediate Excel. Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas and your views. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

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 essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

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