Supervising Social Worker - Maternity Cover

180000IM Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the Supervising Social Worker - Maternity Cover position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 24 open jobs by clicking here.
The successful candidate will have the following:
  • You will have 2 years post-qualification experience as a social worker, preferably within a Fostering team environment, with good investigative and analysis skills. 
  • You will have extensive experience in the supervision preparation, training, support and review of foster carers offering placements to Looked After Children.
  • It is desirable that you have experience of completing assessments, preferably Form F assessments.
  • You will possess a sound knowledge of the legislative framework relating to children particularly the Children Act 1989, Fostering Service Regulations 2011, National Minimum Standards and other relevant guidance and standards. 
  • Being good at negotiation and having the ability to deal with conflict, hostility and vulnerability is paramount. 
  • An expert practitioner, positive about the work and the development of the team and service will succeed in this role. 
  • You must hold a Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification and be HCPC registered.
This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.   
About Camden
Camden Council is committed to diversity. We encourage applications from all sections of our diverse community and welcome applications from candidates from a BME background in particular as they are under-represented at this level
Camden has a strong flexible working ethos and believes in focusing on outcomes. Through taking this approach we welcome flexible working including a commitment to regular home working with technology to support this, job sharing and part time arrangements.
Camden is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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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 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, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Closing date for applications: Sunday 24th June 2018 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Please quote reference: 170000IM

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