Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Salary: £45,504 - £52,786
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
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We have an exciting new job opportunity in Camden’s Integrated Learning Disabilities Service, a service recognised as good with outstanding ‘Effectiveness’ by CQC. You will join a team of mixed professionals that delivers innovative, high quality, inclusive support, responsive to the needs and strengths of people with learning disabilities and the wider community, building on our involvement in the Named Social Worker Pilot.
As Team Manager, you will lead and manage multidisciplinary practitioner staff, including other qualified professionals, within Supporting People directorate to provide high quality, comprehensive, and effective service delivery. You will collaborate closely with the managers and clinicians in the wider multidisciplinary team covering the following specialisms, such as Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Psychiatry.
You will also deputise where necessary for the Service Manager including funding decisions and ensure that all safeguarding concerns and enquiries are appropriately assessed and prioritised.
Camden Learning Disabilities Service is developing a Three Conversations model of Social Work - a methodology to move practitioners away from “assessing for services” to a model that focuses on people’s strengths and resources and connects peoples into their informal support networks and local communities. Strengths based working is part of both Camden Adult Social Care’s strategic plan, Supporting people, Connecting Communities and the CLDS Promise.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To be successful in this role, you must hold a relevant professional qualification in Social Work or Occupational Therapy and it would be desirable to hold a higher level management qualification, but is not essential.
Managing a team of qualified and non-qualified staff, you must be a good decision maker with demonstrable experience of people management and team building and how to put knowledge of systems working into practice. You will have regular contacts that you will need to influence and negotiate with, including Members/Senior Managers, Health Colleagues and Community/Interest Groups, so you will naturally be able to build good relationships.
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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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at email@example.com, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: Wednesday 2 October 2019, 23:59
Interviews to be held: W/C 7 October 2019
Please quote reference: 190000NF
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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are; 21 October and 18 November 2019