Social Worker Adults Transition Newbury SW5319

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Greater London
  • Role: Ongoing
  • Salary: to £41 per hour
  • Reference: SW5319
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SW Locums are looking for an Social Worker with Social Work England registration to work in the Adults Transition Team in Newbury, West Berkshire. This is a well established team offering an excellent management structure and support with CPD.

Pay up to £41 per hour

You will need Post qualified UK experience of more than 3 years – social workers will be
expected to be placement supervisors, supervise unqualified staff and support the NQSW system as required

The office base is officially Newbury, but team works out of Walnut Close Care Home in Thatcham, RG18 3HF.
The Locum would need to be in the office twice a week and they would also need to attend the monthly team meetings in person.
Travel across the district is required – sometimes further afield out-of-area too but this would be discussed/agreed as necessary.


1. To receive and respond suitably to contacts from people who need support and their carers.
2. To work with those people to identify how their needs affect them and what needs to happen to
manage those needs.
3. Where appropriate, to review those arrangements.

4. To undertake suitable work as required in relation to:

  • Safeguarding
  • Mental Capacity
  • Deprivation of Liberty
  • Assessment and management of risk.

5. To provide social work expertise to other team members and undertake supervisory
responsibilities as directed by the Team Leader.
6. To develop and share specialist knowledge as required (e.g. on Mental Health,Learning Disability, Dementia, MS, Acquired Brain Injury etc).
7. To record all relevant details relating to their work.
8. To take an approach which prevents, reduces or delays the need for care and support.

At SW Locums you will benefit from:

  • Constant support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • Great rates of pay.
  • No “waffle” straight talking, conscientious and informed advice.
  • Fastest and accurate payments available.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Access to on-going training opportunities.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” recommendation scheme offering up to £300 for successfully placed referrals.
  • Excellent “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *
* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.