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The Role

This is an apprenticeship role

We welcome applications from ages 16 +

About you

Do you have a passion for working with children, young people and adults with learning disabilities? Do you want a career with development opportunities? Do you want to make a lasting difference to the lives of children, young people and adults with learning disabilities? If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you! We are looking for a passionate individual to join our team as an apprentice residential care officer. This is an opportunity to study towards a Level 4 Diploma in Care and to gain experience in the working environment.

About the role

As an apprentice residential care officer you will be providing personal care and domestic care, as well as managing health and safety and implementing activities to enable residents to opportunities to maximise their independence in a safe and caring setting.

Further information

Please take a look at our Adult Social Care website to find out the benefits for working for Southwark :

You can also contact Rob Skipwith on 020 7525 5756 or Peter Lee on 020 7582 5807 for an informal chat about the role and the residential unit.

Application Process

Please complete an application form if interested in the role. You need to read the attached Job Descriptions and use the criteria listed in your application to highlight your suitability for the role.

Please note there will be online assessments, as well as an interview for this role. Due to the pandemic this is likely to also be online.



Additional Details

Apprenticeship Role 24 Months 


This post required an enhanced DBS check.

Benefits: Benefits Page

Recruitment Timetable


Closing date: 3 February 2021

Interviews and assessments are likely to be w/c:  8 February 2021




(COVID-19) - information for job applicants Southwark Council are following the most recent Government guidelines surrounding Corona virus. During this period, we still look forward to receiving your application and if successful, we will be conducting interviews remotely via video link.  Details will be confirmed via email, if successful.