The role

The Role:

We are seeking a Social Work Advanced Practitioner (Accommodations Project) to join the Learning Disability Service based in Adult Social Care. This role focuses on the accommodation strategy for adults with learning disabilities. The post holder will play a key role in the establishment of new  services offering accommodation based support, and will undertake 'move on' work to ensure the most effective use of local accommodation resources.

About you:

You must be a qualified social worker registered with Social Work England to apply for this role, with experience of being a case working within a social services department.

Knowledge of legislation and social care practices is important, in particular, knowledge and experience of processes underpinning 'move on' work; such as applications to Court of Protection. Knowledge of technology enabled care and its use to support people with learning disabilities would also be useful.

Having the ability to take a leadership role, make decisions and work well with partners such as providers, housing agencies and other social care departments would also be essential. Project management skills and a good understanding of project management tools such as excel would be desirable.

Benefits and more Information:

To find out more about the role please contact Gillian Heighley (Team Manager) on 020 7525 2147

You can also find out more about working for Southwark Adult Social Care on the links below




Additional details

Please note this role requires an enhanced level DBS check.

Recruitment timetable

Recruitment Timetable

Advert closing 20th June 2021

Interviews 29th June 2021