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Social Worker – Primary Care Mental Health Network

Employer
Camden London Borough Council
Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£37,638
Closing date
22 Aug 2021

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Health
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

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 a Social Worker within the Primary Care Mental Health Network, you’ll help develop a new service across GP surgeries, working in partnership with other NHS, Local Authority and Voluntary Sector providers.

The role

We are looking for a Social Worker who is keen, enthusiastic and passionate about social work and primary care working to join us.

You will enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team alongside social workers, a number of Mental Health practitioners as well as Consultant Psychiatrists and their trainees. You will also have the opportunity to co- work with colleagues from the Tavistock and Portman, Camden MIND Social Prescribing Service and the Hillside Clubhouse Employment Project.

If you are looking for the next step up or new challenge in your Social Care career, then we want to hear from you.

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

About you

This role requires you to be a qualified Social Worker and must be registered with Social Work England. Also, to be successful in this role you must be willing to show a commitment to undertake Post Qualifying Courses when relevant.

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic, passionate and committed to work within the recovery model and dedicated to improve the well-being of service users and their carers. It is essential that you demonstrate the ability to take responsibility for managing your own workload at a high standard and delivering to set deadlines.

You will have experience of building and maintaining effective working relationships at all levels internally and externally to high service standards.

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, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we develop the Primary Care Mental Health Network, 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. 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.

Company

Camden: A diverse and vibrant borough
 
What makes us different?

Camden London Borough Council offers the opportunity to create a place for everyone. The council is committed to excellence and aims to recruit vibrant and talented people to develop and cultivate highly competent work teams. 
 
Camden Council promotes culture, innovation and excellence by celebrating awards such as the Camden Business Awards, Community Support Awards and Camden Design Awards. 

Great values

Based in the heart of the capital, Camden has much to offer its dedicated staff. The council is committed to excellence, and dedicated to safeguard and support the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Camden aims to work hand to hand with the communities it serves to find new and better ways to increase quality of life.
 
Why work for Camden?

  • Camden is committed to providing high quality services
  • Competent and skilled work teams.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment
  • Strong focus on innovation
  • Competitive salary.
  • Free season ticket / travelcard loan scheme. 

 
Would you like to work in an innovative, multicultural, vibrant and transforming environment?

Camden may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 7974 4444
Location
Town Hall
Judd Street
GB
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