Service Manager- Legal Proceedings and Case progression

Employer
Camden London Borough Council
Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£50,655
Closing date
21 Oct 2021

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Sector
Corporate Services, Legal
Job role
Manager
Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

About us

The borough of Camden is a thriving borough for everyone to visit, live, study and work.  This is a home to the UK fastest growing economy. We are the heart of some positive changes in London. We aim to make Camden Borough the best borough to work, visit and study in London.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. 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

The Service managers role will ensure that children’s social care practice within the legal framework is timely, proportionate, of high quality and promotes good outcomes for children and young people.

He/she will work in partnership with the courts and a range of operational and strategic stakeholders within the Family Justice System to ensure the timely and effective progression of care proceedings within Camden’s Children’s Services.

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

The post holder will also monitor the implementation of the court directed requirements in care proceedings cases, escalate any delays or issues to the relevant stakeholders, including directly to the courts.

Providing mentoring and case consultation to social workers and managers across Children’s Social Care, in preparation for the initiation of legal proceedings and submissions to court, as well as offer robust quality assurance of court reports and statements.

The Service Manager is required to be a leader in supporting improvements to service delivery through identifying system and officer issues that lead to delays in care proceedings cases, with formulation of plans to support operational changes to improve standards and promote continuous learning and development.

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

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.

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 role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
 

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
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Telephone
020 7974 4444
Location
Town Hall
Judd Street
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