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Social Worker – Recovery and Rehabilitation Team

Camden London Borough Council
Camden, London (Greater)
£37,638 5% AMHP allowance
Closing date
31 Oct 2021

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Health and Social Care, Health, Social Care
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Social Worker
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Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

Camden is changing on the inside to make life better for everyone. 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 in South Camden Recovery & Rehabilitation Service, you will form part of a large network of professionals in an integrated Mental Health setting.  Mental Health support in Camden is provided in joint partnership and collaboration between Camden Council and Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust.

The role

We have two exciting opportunities for Social Workers to join the South Camden Recovery and Rehabilitation Service on a 1 year fixed term basis.  The roles are within a multi-disciplinary service supporting individuals experiencing psychosis.

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

You will need to be a qualified Social Worker, registered with Social Work England with experience of working in the community supporting adults with mental - ill health following the Care Programme Approach (CPA).

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, despite tight timescales and conflicting priorities.

You will demonstrate a sound understanding of the role as a Care Coordinator and join our multidisciplinary team of Social Workers, Occupational Therapist and Mental Health Nurses who are experienced community practitioners. The team also comprises of Assistant Practitioner, Clinical Support Workers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists and Therapists, supported by our admin staff.

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

You will have strong awareness and understanding of the complexities of operating in a multi-disciplinary setting. 

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

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our Mental Health Services in Camdenand we’ll redefine what a career can be.

Working for Camden

Working for Camden you’ll receive a host of great benefits, Click HERE to see full details.

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

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 or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.   

Some posts at Camden are politically restricted, which means individuals holding these posts cannot have active political role. For a list of all politically restricted roles at Camden click here.


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.

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020 7974 4444
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Judd Street
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