Evalyne : Adult Social Care Policy and Strategy Lead

When I joined Southwark six years ago as an agency social worker in the Mental Health Reablement Team, I had no idea that it would lead to an amazing career journey…

Read More

Kathryn – Acting Assistant Director of Older People and People with Disabilities

Acting as an Assistant Director, I now oversee all older people and people with physical disabilities services. I have responsibility for a range of resources for clients. I deal with varied…

Read More

Chloe’s progression in Southwark

I came to Southwark Council after spending the first decade of my career in the Community and Voluntary Sector in North West England. I had been on the delivery side of…

Read More

Christine Jones, Service Manager

I am proud to say that I have worked for Southwark for 42 years, time flies by fast when you are busy and enjoy where you are working!  When I started…

Read More

Shanece : Deputy Team manager role’s journey

When I started working for Southwark, I joined as a locum Social worker within the Intermediate Care Southwark team. It is an integrated service between Southwark Council and Guy’s and St…

Read More

David’s career journey in Southwark

I joined Southwark Adult Social Care at the end of March 2022 so am still relatively new to the borough. Having spent the vast majority of my working life in a…

Read More

Perpetua : Social Worker, All Age Disabilities

I have worked as a social worker within the Adults Learning Disabilities/All Age Disabilities Teams for 9.5 years. Through my role with Southwark I have learnt to complete community DOLS (Deprivation…

Read More

Steven : Positive Behavioural Support Worker

I joined Southwark Children’s and Adult’s Social Care two and a half years ago as an Assistant Practitioner. Through my work, I have learnt about how the All Age Disability social…

Read More

Salil’s career in Southwark

I joined Southwark in 2015  as a Team Manager from Sept 2015 – May 2021 and then progressed into a Service Manager role.  This was my first team manager position and…

Read More

Lowenna : Social Worker, Hospital Discharge Team based at Kings College Hospital

I have been employed by Southwark directly in my current role since April 2018. Before that I worked in the hospital discharge team in both St Thomas’ Hospital and Kings as…

Read More

Karen’s career in Adult Social Care

Here in Adults Social Care we listen to people and know that we need to spend time to understand how they truly feel.   As Service Development Manager, my focus is to help adult social care as a department deliver on good outcomes for people because I know we can make a difference and that is what matters!   We can never make up for people living with vulnerabilities, but we can work on supporting greater independence and prevention of the increased need for care. We need to be mindful that small steps are good enough!   To do this, we need an adults social care workforce who feel truly valued, and know they can contribute in meaningful ways to...
Read More about Karen’s career in Adult Social Care
You Can Apply Now

Flexibility, Growth and Results for Your Career

We pride ourselves in the progression we offer to people coming and joining our organisation. Please look at our current roles and see if there is one that would suit you.

Connect with us

Southwark Council, 2nd Floor, 160 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2TZ

You can use the contact form below for any questions- please mention the service you are interested in so we can direct your enquiry to the relevant team.

asye social work


Director of Adult Social Care