Social Worker Adults LD Lewisham SW4000

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: London
  • Role: Long Term temp contract
  • Salary: to £32 per hour
  • Reference: SW4000
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SW Locums are recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker to work in the Adults with Learning Disability Team in Lewisham.

ALL Applicants must have good skill set including, strength based assessment, reviews, legal literacy, must have good working knowledge of legislation including MCA and DoLS , Safeguarding, Care Act. Equality Act.

UK experience in a similar role is essential.

Social Work England registration is required

Need to have completed ASYE , 2 years post qualifying.

Candidates need to have a background in working with adults with LD, ADHD, Autism.

All assessments and Reviews are undertaken face to face.

SW will have access to in house training and wider team learning events for CPD.

The main purpose of this job is to work as a care management social worker to assess the needs of vulnerable adults and their carers, and to support them to arrange services to meet the needs and outcomes identified.

The promotion prevention, independence and self-directed support, choice and control will be central to this post. Risk management and safeguarding will also be key parts of this role (including children’s safeguarding where relevant), together with case management support for those adult requiring frequent specialist intervention to meet their needs.


1. Ensure service users and their carers receive timely and proportionate care management assessments of their needs that identify the outcomes they wish to achieve.

2. Promote service user independence and recovery, including the promotion of Enablement and linking the service user to community based services that enhance personal wellbeing.

3. To work as part of multi agency teams providing seamless health and social care services.

4. To ensure that service users and carers are involved in individualised and creative support planning, encouraging choice and control through the use of personal budgets, including Direct Payments as the default position

5. Work with Community Development Staff to help people access community based services.

6. Ensure that risk management and adult safeguarding procedures are adhered to in social work practice. Be aware of any potential children’s safeguarding concerns and liaise as appropriate with Children’s Social Care Services taking into account children’s safeguarding procedures.

7. Carry out any assessments and service users reviews to a high standard in a timely manner in accordance with procedures reflecting the needs and outcomes of the service user and carer

SW Locums will provide you with:

  • Constant support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • 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.