Senior Practitioner - CYPDS

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To succeed you must hold a qualification in Social Work, CQSW or equivalent with a minimum 2 years post-graduation experience, registered with HCPC. Demonstrable previous experience of assessments, safeguarding disabled children and working in a multi-disciplinary / agency setting are essential. The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of childcare legislation relevant to this post; demonstrate excellent negotiation and influencing skills and ability to deal with conflict, hostility and vulnerability.

 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate balancing competing needs of supporting families, but remaining child focused and ensuring disabled child's needs/safeguarding issues are addressed, whilst managing a dynamic, complex and diverse caseload.  This role can be challenging at times but truly rewarding.


If you have the drive, commitment and the ability to deliver high quality client care and would like to build a career in one of Camden’s most vibrant and diverse services, we would love to hear from you. 

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

As one of London’s most energetic and respected boroughs, we have the opportunity to create a place that works for everyone.

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.


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.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity


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

 

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

 

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 resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

 

Closing date for applications: Sunday 31 March 2019 23:59
Interviews to be held on the 11th & 12th April 2019
Please quote ref: 1700005K
 
To view the Job Profile, please click HERE
 

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