Social Worker Hammersmith & Fulham SW4916

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: London
  • Role: Ongoing
  • Salary: to £36 per hour
  • Reference: SW4916
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SW Locums require 6 Qualified Social Workers to provide a professional social work service to adults with a learning disability or mental health issues, their families and carers who are ordinary residents of Hammersmith and Fulham in line with the requirements of the Care Act 2014 and other appropriate legislation.

ALL Applicants must be registered with Social Work England and hold right to work in the UK.

The role holder will actively promote wellbeing and independence, to enable individuals and carers to retain or regain their skills and confidence and prevent, delay or reduce deterioration. They will engage effectively with families to facilitate contingency planning to anticipate complexity and changing circumstances.

They will ensure that as part of the assessment in accordance with s.9 and s13 or the Care Act 2014, NHS Continuing Healthcare is considered for all individuals, and where it is considered an individual has health care needs, a referral to the relevant health authority is made in a timely way.

They will also assist with the duty function of the team as required, providing immediate professional guidance on urgent issues, arranging immediate support to manage risk in line with a personalised approach and escalating issues of concern to more senior staff.

  • Learning Disabilities/ Mental Health social work staff working in Adult Social Care will be based within the specialist services function.
  • They will be required to work flexibly and will be supported to do this with mobile IT equipment and hot desk facilities in all offices across the borough.
  • Reasonable adjustments will be made for social workers who have a disability/mental health requirement to enable them to fulfil the requirements of the job.
  • Professional, practice-based supervision will be provided.
  • May make recommendations for the provision of services in line with the budget determined according to the assessment of needs and advise less experienced or unqualified colleagues on budget and the cost of services.

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.