AAD Social worker (All Age Disabilities)

Benefits and More Information:



We have excellent career progression opportunities.

We are looking for outstanding social workers with a passion for direct work, and will support you with training, reflective group supervision, clinical advice and support, small teams and caseloads, and administrative support.

Our 0-25 AAD model will develop your practice across adult and children’s legislation and enable you support children and young adults until they are 25. You will be required to carry out Care Act assessments and Children and Family assessments.

All Age Disability team provides a comprehensive and effective integrated social work service to respond to the needs of children and young people (0-25 years) with Learning Disabilities and/or other disabilities in accordance, with Children’s and Adults’ legislation, departmental policies and practice.

Our Social Workers undertake strength-based social care assessments, determining the need of an individual and producing outcome focussed support plans. Ensuring focused interventions are delivered to safeguard children and young adults and promote independence, positive outcomes and promote the use of assistive technology.

This strength-based model is well resourced and includes clinical and group supervision. The model is enabling a flourishing social work culture in the local authority, equipping social workers to address complex local concerns in this highly diverse community”.

About Us

We are the largest local authority social landlord in London, managing 55,000 homes lived in by 40% of Southwark’s residents. We are home to over 18,300 businesses including iconic London venues and social enterprises and we have a young, diverse and growing population.

At Southwark we are committed to making our borough just and fair and are taking positive action to tackle inequalities.  Our residents and communities are our greatest asset and the passion we have for Southwark is shared by millions of Londoners who enjoy our outstanding cultural offer, use our hospitals and attend our universities. Our refreshed borough plan and focus on Southwark Stands Together, (which is our work with Southwark’s communities and the council’s staff to tackle racism, injustice and inequality) underpins all that we do.

About you:

You will be:

– Social work qualified and registered with Social Work England.

– Relevant social work experience required

– Possess the professional potential and personal attributes to guide families.

Additional Information

– 36 hours per week 

– An enhanced DBS is required for this role

For further information and to arrange an informal discussion, please contact: Bev Kemp, Service Manager – Bev.Kemp@southwark.gov.uk.

The is a rolling advert interview will be held every two weeks.

Advert could be closed early if all vacant posts have been filled. 

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Salary: £42,855 - £50,088

Work Hours: Full-time

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Queens Road SE15 2HP

Date Posted: 09/11/2023

Closing Date: 31/03/2024


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

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