Walthamstow Social Worker SW4588

  • Type: Temporary
  • Location: Greater London
  • Role: Rolling temp contract
  • Salary: to £32 per hour
  • Reference: SW4588
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We are looking for a Transition Social Worker/Preparing for adulthood working with disabled young people 14 – 25 years old within a 0 – 25 SEND Team.

Your role will be focusing on young adults 18+ Key legislations/Knowledge: Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2009, Mental Health Act 1983, Section 42 enquiries, Deprivation of Liberty process, Continuing Health Care, Telecare.

It will be an advantage to have knowledge of the Children Act 1989, Children and Families Act 2014, SEND Code of Practice 2014, Care Leavers Act 2000, 2018, It will be an advantage being a BIA.


Undertaking care act assessments, transitioning young people from Children Services to Adult Services, care and support plan reviews, mental capacity assessments, Community DOL (Compiling COPDOL11s), attending Education, Health and Care Plan reviews, Looked After Children Reviews in preparation for adulthood for care leavers, Conducting Best Interest Decision Meetings, Safeguarding Adult (Section 42 enquiries ).

Staying Put Arrangements or Shared lives Skills: Good communications skills (Verbal and written), Report writing, Assessment skills, Critical reflection, Analytical skills, Creativity, panel presentation, partnership working with Health, schools, colleges, compiling COPDOL11s for community DOLS, Team player, Duty system

All Applicants will need to registered social worker with Social Work England.

You will have a manageable caseload and the benefit of flexible working.

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

you will also receive:

  • Dedicated support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant, who will offer you confident and accurate advice.
  • 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 *
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* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.