Social Worker SW2100

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Role: Ongoing
  • Salary: to £36 per hour
  • Reference: SW2100
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SW Locums are looking for a Senior Social Worker for the Adult Learning Disabilities Team in Northamptonshire. The worker needs to have extensive, demonstratable post qualification UK experience in a similar setting.


  • The worker needs to be able to work with complex Learning-disabled people using a strength a based approach and 3 conversation model.
  • Understands adult social care legislation, Mental capacity act, experience in COP applications.
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as independently, positive and proactive attitude.
  •  The purpose of the Inclusion Hub is to provide progression support for those who have long-term care needs, to become more independent, fulfil their life and have a fuller role in society. This means pro-actively working with/supporting people who are under 65 years of age (except those who have a Learning Disability).
  • You must have an interest in and have experience of working with adults under the age of 65, in a multi-disciplinary way and be able to work quickly and proportionately. You will have confidence in respect of decision making and positive risk taking including the promotion of a Strengths Based Approach to our work with people we support and, where applicable, their family/carers and be able to maintain high standards of work.
  • You will have a proven experience of effectively supporting, motivating, managing and developing staff and coordinating available resources.  You will have experience of performance management and an ability to be able to able to work to defined deadlines and contribute to strategic objectives and outcomes of the service.

At SW Locums you will benefit from working for an agency established for over 11 years and with over 50 years combined social work experience.

you will also receive:

  • Payment weekly, faster than anyone else.
  • Most generous rates of pay.
  • Access to our knowledge base from our vastly experienced consultants, who will offer you confident and accurate advice.
  • No “waffle” straight talking, conscientious and informed advice, giving peace of mind.
  • Support network available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Access to on-going training opportunities.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” and “Find your own job” bonus scheme offering up to £500 for successfully placed referrals.*
SW Locums follow the government guidelines on ensuring safety of all during the risk of Covid-19.
* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.