Are you an experienced social worker who is ambitious, tenacious and seeking an exciting opportunity to expand your skills, career and reputation. This fantastic offer gives you the opportunity to accelerate your learning and career progression within a dynamic, systemic multi-agency environment.
We are looking for enthusiastic and passionate Social Workers to join us, we are based in the heart of London in our new offices in Kings Cross. We are currently looking for Social workers to support Camden’s vision, providing an exceptional service where the needs of disabled and older residents can be best met through social workers undertaking direct work in partnership with the Health Trust to achieve positive change are at the centre of everything we do.
We focus on developing individual skills set to undertake the full range of the role across the service; we have excellent community resources and multi-agency working arrangements, which ensure the holistic needs of our disabled and older residents are met. As you develop within the service, further opportunities will arise and you will have the chance to broaden your skills and experience and progress in your chosen career path.
We are looking for experienced social workers who can think out of the box, that go that extra mile, that believe in providing a high quality service that ensures that our older residents are at the heart of everything we do. Essentially you will possess a diploma in social work or equivalent, have a valid HCPC registration, with a minimum two years post qualifying experience.
You will demonstrate a sound knowledge of the legislative framework relating to Adults and the Care Act. You must demonstrate that you have a knowledge and understanding of the pressures faced by disabled and older residents, and how this applies to their care and support needs.
The roles will include supporting hospital discharges speedily and effectively ensuring no delayed transfers of care. If you have the drive and the commitment we are looking for we would love to hear from you.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS
We have over 180 training development courses within Camden Adult Social Care. It is a great place to advance your skills and our training and development is second to none.
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, Oyster Cards, Cycle to Work Scheme, 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 the 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Application closing date: Saturday 31st August 2019 23:59
Interviews held: Week commencing 9th September 2019
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