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Social Workers Children in Need Service (CIN)

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SP/21/144585
  • Published: Wed 03/03/2021, 16:15 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 21/03/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: ASYE: £34,033 - £39,480 Qualified: £37,638 - £43,659
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden


Starting salary: £34,033

Job Level and Salary range: Level 3, Zone 2; £34,033 - £39,480 per annum


Starting salary: £37,638

Job Level and Salary range: Level 4, Zone 1; £37,638 - £43,659 per annum
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 21st March 2021

Interviews to be held: Week commencing 29/03/2021


Introduction to Camden Children In Need Service Q&A – Online event, via Teams: Wednesday 17th March 2021 5pm  

To register for the Team event please email your name and email address to lauren.pryce@camden.gov.uk


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 a Social Worker with the Children in Need Service, you’ll help create a better future for our borough’s children young people and their families by putting them at the heart of everything we do.

The Role

Are you interested in professional development opportunities and the ability to practice to the best of your ability within a supportive, innovative Local Authority? If so, Camden is looking to recruit enthusiastic and talented social workers to our Children in Need Service. As well as child in need and child protection work our service offers opportunities to work across the full range of statutory work including assessment and short-term interventions

Are you a Social Worker who is ambitious, tenacious, and seeking an exciting opportunity to expand your skills, career, and reputation? A experienced worker or one who wishes to progress ,this fantastic opportunity will allow you to accelerate your learning and career progression in a forward-thinking organisation

Camden Council are proud of their innovative developments (Partners in Practise /Right Balance Innovation project), their demonstrable continued commitment to improving the life choices and outcomes for children and young people in the Borough

“Camden is an amazing place to work. The Camden Model of Social Work, our unique partnership with the Tavistock, and our commitment to prevention and early intervention create an environment where practice and practitioners can flourish. If you are excited by the prospect of working in a progressive, high performing Local Authority where Social Work with children is valued and prioritised, have a closer look at the London Borough of Camden.” Martin Pratt, Deputy Chief Executive, Camden Council.

We offer  

  • Working systemically; introductory training in systemic principles the Camden Model of Social Work, with future opportunities of completing a systemic foundation course in partnership with the Tavistock
  • Manageable caseloads,
  • Regular good supervision /reflective group supervision
  • Commitment to Anti-racist practise- a opportunity to be part of the developing practice and approach 
  • Well resourced multi -agency partnership working
  • An excellent programme of training and career progression


An enhanced holiday allowance of 26 days, increasing to 30 after 5 years continuous service, plus bank holidays and generous family leave, we also offer a performance related pay and reward & recognition bonus scheme. You can also expect discounted gym membership, Oyster Cards, cycle schemes, discounted benefits, and season ticket loans. Flexible working options are open to discussion. Training and development offer is high quality and can lead to undertaking the systemic foundation course.

Camden’s state of the art office is based centrally in the vibrant Pancras Square which benefits from being close to Kings Cross & St Pancras Stations.

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

About you

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 role:

  • Registered with Social Work England
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Preferably 2 years’ experience
  • AYSE applications are welcome
  • An excellent program of training, a developing social work career pathway

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we assist children and young people in need, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link.

Please kindly complete the Personal information and Eligibility sections only when completing your application and disregard the other sections (Education & Experience & Supporting information).

Please accompany your application by attaching your CV and Supporting Statement demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile, paying particular attention the Technical Knowledge and Experience sections.

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


  • Job Profile
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SP/21/144585
  • Published: Wed 03/03/2021, 16:15 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 21/03/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: ASYE: £34,033 - £39,480 Qualified: £37,638 - £43,659
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

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