Social Worker Camden Learning Disabilities Service

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180000V7 Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the Social Worker Camden Learning Disabilities Service position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 19 open jobs by clicking here.

To be considered for this post it is essential you hold DIPSW, CQSW, BA, BSC or MA in Social Worker or equivalent and registered with HCPC with a minimum 2 years demonstrable experience.


The Ideal candidate will possess a working knowledge of local care and support resources/options for adults with learning disabilities and their carers and where to find these.


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate thorough knowledge of relevant social care and health legislation, policies, procedures and best practice guides and how they impact on people with learning disabilities including evidence of its implementation and application. You will have the skills to respond appropriately to unexpected events and crisis and have the ability to recognise signs of harm, abuse and neglect and how to manage these issues.

You must have a thorough understanding of current legislation and how it applies to the work of the profession including understanding the prevailing needs, whilst to promote the best interests of service users and carers at all times.


It is essential you hold DIPSW, CQSW, BA, BSC or MA in Social Worker or equivalent and registered with HCPC with a minimum 2 years checkable experience.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exceptional team and develop your skills and gain further experience in your chosen career.


About Camden 


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.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

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



Closing dates for applications: Sunday 4th November 2018

Interviews to be held: Week Commencing 12th November 2018

Please quote reference: 180000V7


To view the Job Profile please click HERE

 


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