Practice Development Lead Practitioner (Job number:210000PH)
Starting salary: £41,952
Job Level: Level 4, Zone 2
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square.
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Secondment /Fixed Term Contract 18 months.
Closing date: 16 January 2022
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
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. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all
What Matters is the Camden approach to Adult Social Care. What Matters is all about keeping our residents at the centre of all decisions and helping them achieve their outcomes. It’s about practitioners being interested, curious and skilled and it’s about empowerment, creativity, choice, control, citizenship and community inclusion.
This role is to develop practice to enable social workers and social care practitioners to work in this way, drawing on current research and evidence-based practice to deliver a creative programme of shared learning and development.
Creating a culture of critical thinking, reflection and learning is also fundamental to this role as is being up to date with professional practice standards and national and local policy. The role includes delivery of training and action learning sessions to embed What Matters best practice principles and values.
You will be someone who engages people and builds rapport and confidence. You will be creative, innovative and adaptable, undertaking duties as directed by the Principal Social Worker.
You will require a social work or equivalent professional registration and proven experience of working in Social Care (essential)
Knowledge of legislative and policy frameworks and application to practice as well as report writing and presentation skills
Knowledge of Adult Social Care resources to ensure delivery of effective care and support to people and their families and Carers.
Skills in leading, improving and challenging social care practice.
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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.
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