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Continuing Health Care Social Worker

Organisation: Lewisham Council
Type level: Full time

Posted: 14 Oct

Job description

The role

Lewisham Adult’s Social Care is changing, we know what good social work looks like and our new restructure is all about creating the right conditions and culture for good practice to thrive.

This is a post that is located within our continuing health care team. The work is multiagency and involves close working with hospital colleagues. The successful candidate will need strong safeguarding understanding and experience.

We know that talking about what good practice looks like is easy, the challenge is turning our vision into a reality. We understand to achieve our ambitions it requires inspiring leadership, resources, infrastructure and a clear, realistic plan for how to get there. We need more creative and energetic social workers to join our teams and help us with this.
If our vision connects with you and your way of working, then we are interested in hearing from you.


Laurence House, Catford, SE6 4RU

Key skills

All posts work with people from age 18 upwards, and across all adult care groups.

All teams within adult social care are setup to work alongside key agencies and offer strength based interventions to support vulnerable people to maximise their independence and well-being. You will be responsible for the day to day delivery of high quality social care on an identified case load.

We are looking for Social Workers who are:

• Enthusiastic and innovative
• Able to demonstrate a commitment to personalisation, strength and asset based practice
• Experienced in applying knowledge regarding the relevant legislation

In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Please apply via above link!