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01/10

The Social Stigma Of Mental Health Problems

The social stigma of mental health problems is something that affects not just those suffering, but their friends, families, work colleagues and indeed, society in general. What constitutes mental illness? Mental illness is a broad-brush term for a wide range of mental health conditions. These are disorders that affect a person in various ways such…
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15/09

Community Care

The term ‘Community Care’ should be seen as an umbrella label covering a wide range of high-quality supportive services that are offered and delivered by authorities such as the NHS, social services, public health, housing support personnel and social security departments. This type of care allows people in need the opportunity to live independently in…
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31/08

The Role of a Social Worker Today

In the modern day, a social worker plays a diverse range of roles. These professionals are highly active in sectors like education, research, casework, health, policy development, community engagement and many more. At the heart of all social work is the preservation of human rights and social justice. In other words, a social worker today…
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15/08

5 Job Duties of Medical Social Workers

Medical social workers play a critical role in helping patients navigate through healthcare systems. Many who are in this profession always find satisfaction by offering the needed assistance to patients. It is all about making the lives of patients easier; in a bid to promote human dignity and happiness. These social health experts perform their…
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14/08

Modern Slavery ACT 2015

Modern slavery is an unquestionable and indefensible violation of an individual’s basic human rights. SW Locums Ltd recognises that as a commercial organisation it has a moral and social responsibility to take a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery in all forms. We are committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our corporate activities, and…
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28/07

What to Expect When Working in London

London is a cosmopolitan city with many work opportunities. Through job agencies, company transfers among others, you might find yourself working in London. Once you have secured a job, it is critical to go through the statutory requirements to make sure that you are working legally. This is more important for non-UK citizens. From work…
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28/06

5 Tips on Selecting the Right Recruitment Agency

For many businesses, recruitment of permanent or temporary staff remains a key challenge and that's why many explore the option of outsourcing the recruitment process. By outsourcing for this service, businesses can focus on their core business operations which is paramount, especially for start-ups and small businesses. Recruitment process outsourcing comes with many benefits that…
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15/06

What is the Job Role of a Community Care Worker

A community care worker is a professional who is also referred to as a community support worker. They play a critical role in society. Their roles are varied; for they provide social, personal, physical and emotional support to clients. Their clients are often comprised of the poor, disabled, elderly and even vulnerable children and adults.…
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29/05

5 Best Interview Tips for Social Workers

When you are passionate about Social Work, you will do everything possible to get the right opportunities. Taking the necessary training is pivotal and when you are ready to enter the job market, sending job applications to various potential employers is the right thing to do. When you finally get a confirmation to attend a…
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23/05

What is the Role of a Child Protection Social Worker?

There are numerous responsibilities associated with child protection social work. Some of them include the counseling of children, their rehabilitation and also includes placement related work. The child protection social worker therefore is expected to be extremely responsible, equipped with good an educational qualification and a good background of clinical experience as he/she will be…
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23/05

Mental Health Professional – Is it the Right Career For You?

Researchers have undertaken a study which suggests that one in every four adults suffers from mental illness in one way or another every year. This is a catastrophic fact but the bitter truth is that there are not enough resources and mental health professionals to counter this effect. This has led to many people suffering…
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29/06

Recruitment Firm: Saving Time for Your Social Work Related Jobs

Recruitment is not done lightly: it requires a significant investment and in the long term (analysis of the position, definition of the profile, dissemination of multi-media advertising, returns candidates, management answers, sorting CVs, telephone qualification , Interviews). Thanks to a turnkey service, social work recruitment agencies in London saves valuable time and can remain focused…
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31/05

Less AMHP Workers Leading to Higher Pay For the Services

AMHP stands for Approved Mental Health Professional and this is a skilled job. The job has a big scope but in most of the cases, it involved helping those members of the society who are fighting common causes like dementia or depression. In a recent survey, we saw the MHA activity going up by 4%-6%.…
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30/04

Why Should You Trust Social Work Recruitment Agency For Your Career?

Very active in the labour market, social work recruitment agency is of major interest for job seekers. Whether they operate through the print media, employment forums, specialized websites or through social networks, their work is multiple and prized by companies. Discover the role of recruitment firms and the valuable help they can offer you in…
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31/03

Understanding The Right To Child Protection

The period of childhood is a phase during which the human being is more vulnerable because he/she has not finished developing both physically and mentally. Also, the child needs special attention and protection and we as adults need to act for the best interest of the child. There are a few guidelines to a child’s…
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28/02

How to Identify Child Abuse?

Our future lies in the hand of our children that’s why protecting them means protecting our future. This simple phrase should be unanimous among adults but sadly, many cases have proven this wrong. To be able to grow happily and have the best chances to succeed in life children should be brought up in a…
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31/01

Who Can Get Social Care Benefits in Wales

Care assessment is the gateway to perfect community care service. Access to care assessment is vital for the claimants as well. The government has introduced a uniform process called Single Assessment Procedure (SAP) which allows the local authority social service and health needs guidance to combine their reports and reach a decision. When the care…
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31/12

SW Locums A Well-Known Name in The Social And Healthcare Sector

Did you know that the scope of AMHP agency work has increased in leaps and bounds in UK in the last decade? In fact, the need to take care of adults has also increased in recent times. But when it comes to taking care of people suffering from mental health it is important that experts…
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29/11

3 Challenges Every Social Worker Faces

Social work jobs come with its own advantages and disadvantages, like every other job. If you are planning to join social work jobs in London, you need to be aware of three challenges which you will face in your career. Negativity towards the professionals or the industry Even the media is biased. This leads to…
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28/10

Build You Career in Community Care Sector

The concept of ideal society is based on giving and taking. Community care jobs are an opportunity to give back the society. Our society is diverse and it requires service and support of various kinds of people for smooth functioning. While picturing the ideal society don’t forget to include weak, poor, destitute, mentally and physically…
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27/09

What is the Concept Behind Community Care Jobs London?

Practicing community care jobs London can be extremely exciting and fruitful because you’ll get a chance to meet new people, get in touch with some of the experienced professionals of the industry, and stay connected with government officials all the time. One of the most interesting facts about getting engaged in all such jobs is…
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31/08

How to Choose a Good Social Work Agency?

Getting a good job is not a matter of lark, especially when you want one in the social service sector. The prime reason why it’s difficult is that the competition in this field has become tougher over the years. And that is why more and more people have begun to rely heavily of social work…
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30/07

Tips to Select the Best Recruiter for Social Work Jobs London

Getting connected with your society and neighborhood is easy while serving a noble cause and helping others can give you eternal peace that nothing can pay off. One of the most common and highly addressed jobs in UK is serving the society with best and helping others to uplift their souls for a better future.…
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30/06

The Basics About Child Protection Jobs In London

If you are interested in working for social development causes, then child protection is one domain upon which you can take interest. Child Protection has always been a sensitive issue and it encompasses many aspects related to child security, safety, upbringing, environmental, societal, physiological and nutritional needs. More and more people are needed every year…
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30/04

How to Become a Social Worker in London?

Are you searching for information on how to become a social worker in London? If “yes,” then you are at the right place. To become a social worker, an individual requires an honors degree in social work, which needs to be approved by the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC). It is a professional degree…
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31/03

What to Expect From an AMHP Job

AMHP stand for an Approved Mental Health Professional who is authorised to make some legal decisions which falls under the Mental Health Act 1983. Usually AMHPs are social workers with supplementary trainings to get the warranty however in 2007, the law was amended to now include other health professionals such as psychiatric nurses, psychologists and…
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29/02

Apply for Child Protection Jobs UK at SW Locums

Are you looking for some different types of jobs in social care, health care and child protection or looking for the jobs that are helpful for human being? For those who want to work in a different way and want to give new directions to their career, they have a better opportunity of fulfilling their…
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31/01

Jobs in Social Service Sector

When it comes to choosing a career that offer contentment along with financial security, go for the social welfare jobs. The growing demand of professionally qualified social worker is high in the society. Sectors like hospital care, rehabilitation center, a center for children and institute designed to support and aid adults. Explore the job opportunities…
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31/12

Social work jobs Wales A Promising Career Avenue

Being a doctor or nurse is not the only way to shape up your career in health and medical field. The combination of health and social service has emerged as one of the most popular career avenues in the last few years. The growing demand of qualified social service providers in the health care industry…
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30/11

Put Social Care At The Heart of The Health Bill

The government has made the decision to put the individual well-being as the most important issue in care bill. This has the potential to radically change many things. If we are to change the community care, community social care and community health care ideas in the UK, we need to put the well-being principle as…
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31/10

Community Nursing Care Jobs In UK And Other Jobs

The role of social workers is immense in improving the society. They not only assist the people living in the society to improve their lifestyle, but also come forward to provide them practical solutions for their life’s problems. Community nursing jobs in UK can be great career choices for young people. It is a wonderful…
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30/09

Polishing Skills For Social Service Jobs In London

Life is precious. It is important that we do some value addition to this beautiful world and extend all kinds of helps within our limits. But we get so busy with our work, families and other complications that we forget to serve fellow human beings. But there are various jobs in the social service sector…
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21/09

SW Locums Application form

A full copy of SW Locums Application form can be found below. SW Locums Application form 0915 The editable Microsoft word copy can be found here: SW Locums Application form 0915 Please note: SW locums endeavor to condense the application form as much as possible, whilst still meeting the compliance requirements from our many local…
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21/09

SW Locums Timesheet

Should you require a blank timesheet to complete and return your hours and expenses claim for payment via SW Locums. Please find attached a copy of SW Locums timesheet below. The timesheet is in two formats: 1. Microsoft word document which can be edited: SW Locums Timesheet Master 2 Adobe .pdf which can be printed, completed…
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21/09

The British Association of Social Workers

The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) offer support and training to assist social workers in maintaining their CPD. They also offer membership which offers a large number of benefits to practicing and newly qualified social workers. Their website can be found by clicking here: https://www.basw.co.uk/  
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21/09

Latest Events at the HCPC and Community Care

The HCPC continually run training programs for Social workers These can be found by visiting this link: http://www.hpc-uk.org/mediaandevents/news/ Community Care run regular events too, in particular, the very popular "community Care Live" Dates and details of this event, can be found here: http://www.communitycare.co.uk/live/
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21/09

Client Terms & Conditions

As a successful supplier we continually look for ways to improve and streamline our business. We regularly review our policies and procedures to ensure that they meet with all the current legislation and client requirements. A copy of our client terms and conditions can be found below: SW LOCUMS T&C's
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21/09

Employee Handbook

As a worker through SW Locums, you will receive a service level way above that of our competitors. We strongly believe the level of support, interaction and communication you will receive from our staff is unparalleled within the industry. To assist you, our "Staff Handbook", issued to all staff upon placement, is available for download…
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21/09

Diversity Policy

SW Locums take our responsibility with regards equal opportunity and recruiting from ethnic an minority areas very seriously. Full details are contained with our Diversity policy below together with our "Charter for Fairness & Equality". SW Locums Diversity Policy Charter for Fairness and Equality  
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18/09

Environmental Policy

SW Locums is an online agency, specifically designed  to minimise the impact to the environment whilst maintaining the highest levels of service possible to candidates and candidates. Full details of our Environmental policy can be found in the document below: SW Locums Environmental policy
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30/08

Upload Your CV At Top Social Work Recruitment Agency UK

For those job seekers who want to make their career in social works, search never ends for reliable and reputed social work recruitment agency in UK. If you are also one who has zeal to work as social worker or you have done any diploma or degree course in such profession, you will have a…
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31/07

Have Your Own Name Inscribed On The Board Of Social Workers

The world seems more beautiful from outside but it too has some serious reasons to be sad about. Not only the senior citizens have been falling sick, but also some young hearts are too getting to the patient’s bed and they need sincere help. This is sad to know that people, in need of caring…
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09/07

Welcome Hackney

We are pleased to report that after years of persistent hard work and steady growth, SW Locums have finally been granted a place on the contract to supply services into the London Borough of Hackney. We are on  the look out for keen, capable and reliable Qualified Social Workers with experience in Child Protection, Adult…
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30/06

Categories of Paid Social Work Jobs in London

Numerous individuals waver about getting a vocation working with individuals because of apprehensions that the pay will be low. You may be astounded that some social laborers can gain a decent living. There are some passage level positions that don't pay much and oblige a lot of family fill in and additionally paper work. Regardless,…
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13/05

SW Locums guarantee pledge

SW Locums are an online company. This allows us to we keep our overheads at their lowest.  This ensures we receive favorable treatment from all clients with regards to latest available vacancies as we strive to assist them in meeting their tight budgets in these times of austerity. We guarantee to offer the lowest charge…
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08/05

General Election 2015

With the results now in from the General Election, we can expect the volume of vacancies to rise substantially. We are seeing a rise in the level of requirements for Candidates with Best interest assessments and Deprivation of Liberty training. Any candidates looking to register should call us ASAP on 01920 823775
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10/07

How to secure the perfect post?

There are numerous ways in which to secure the perfect post however, more often than not the construction of your CV can be paramount as to whether or not you even get shortlisted for interview. When considering a position, try to envisage yourself as the employer. Take into account how busy they are going to…
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10/07

Recommendation Scheme

SW Locums Groundbreaking Recommendation Scheme offering probably the best incentive around At SW Locums we do offer a financial incentive for recommending successful candidates to us. Up to £500 for successful candidates!!! Sometimes this goes to pay personal bills or credit cards & can lose it’s value. We like to get to know you and…
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10/07

Training Courses

SW Locums Ltd has an unrivalled access to training courses supporting our staff at every step of their professional career progression within the Social Work Sector. Whether you are looking for Warner training, Post Qualification (PQ, Best Interest assessments (BIA) or Continuing Professional Development (CPD), we are able to source and tailor make a training…
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