Adults Social Care Qualified Social Worker (Fast Track)

Additional Information:

Applicants must hold a recognised Social Worker qualification and be registered with Social Work England.

Enhanced DBS required.

Benefits and more information:

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About Southwark

Southwark is an ambitious, vibrant, culturally diverse and progressive council with a ‘can do’ attitude. As a Council, we are successful, passionate and forward-thinking. We value our people, celebrate diversity and seek to find effective and creative ways of supporting our communities. We are committed to our ‘Fairer Futures for All’ promise which ensures that our residents and businesses are central to everything we do. We currently have several vacancies across the older persons & physical disability service we wish to fill.

The role

We are looking for experienced Social Workers who have a passion to promote the independence, choice and wellbeing of our citizens and their families.

We offer a variety of Social Work opportunities catering to different service user groups and settings.

Being part of Southwark’s Adult Social Care division means joining a dynamic, creative and supportive network of professionals and skilled colleagues who are committed to improving the wellbeing of our most vulnerable citizens.

In Southwark we follow a strength based approach to our practice. You will be working collaboratively with our citizens, their families, allied professionals and our partner agencies to help build upon their strengths and enablers, whilst supporting them to overcome any barriers they may be face.

We are a cohesive workforce with senior level visibility and close support networks dedicated to your personal development.

We offer a comprehensive training program that can be tailored to your individual learning needs. We will also support you by offering reflective supervision, mentorship, manageable caseloads and administrative support.

When you join us and you’ll find a career few can match for positive impact and progress.

You will have:

Experience of working with people with disabilities and/ or mental illness.

Evidence of continuing professional development and a strong understanding of the application of Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and Adults Safeguarding.

Up to date knowledge of changes in legislation and developments within social work. Ability to advance human rights and promote social justice and economic wellbeing through social work practice. To contribute to the development of services and organisations.

High quality written and verbal skills, with an ability to collate and analyze complex information, and produce clear, good quality data.

Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team and with multiple agencies to facilities holistic assessments and working collaboratively to support people to achieve their goals and maximize independence.

Recruitment timetable:

Closing date: Rolling advert

Interviews: Take place on the first week of every month

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Salary: £38,148 - £45,381

Work Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permenant

Location: Queens Road SE15 2HP

Date Posted: 04/11/2022

Closing Date: 04/11/3000


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.

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Director of Adult Social Care