An exciting opportunity has arisen; the London Borough of Southwark is looking for a Deputy Manager to join our All Age Disability (0-25) and Learning Disability Service (25+).
This service provides a comprehensive and integrated social care pathway for Children and Young People with learning disabilities and other disabilities from childhood into adolescence and in into adulthood.
We are seeking an experienced social worker for the role of Deputy Manager for Learning Disabilities (25+) part of the service.
The Deputy Manager will support the Team Manager in developing and managing social workers within the Learning Disabilities (25+) social work team.
The post holder will be expected to provide professional guidance and support to the team in accordance with current legislation, council policy and social work best practice.
To be successful in your application you will need to be a qualified social worker that is registered with the HCPC, have experience of managing and supervision staff, and experience of partnership working.
You will be committed to developing the strength based assessment practice of the team services and have excellent leadership skills as well as knowledge of relevant legislation and policy.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Gillian Heighley on 020 7525 2147.
Closing Date: 02 February 2020
Interview & Assessments: 14 February 2020