London, South East England

30 - 36 GBP Per Hour

Social Worker



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Senior Social Worker/Snr Practitioner – Learning Disabilities – West London

Role:  Senior Social Worker/Snr Practitioner
Location:  West London
Team: Learning Disabilities
Pay:  up to £36 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

We are a forward-thinking local authority in West London, committed to delivering outstanding services for individuals with learning disabilities. Our Learning Disabilities Team is at the forefront of providing tailored support and care, ensuring the highest standards of practice and enhancing the quality of life for our service users.

Role Overview: We are seeking an experienced and qualified Senior Social Worker/Senior Practitioner to join our dedicated Learning Disabilities Team. This pivotal role requires a professional with a strong background in working with individuals with learning disabilities, demonstrating leadership and advanced practice skills to drive forward our commitment to excellent care and support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage complex casework involving individuals with learning disabilities.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments, care planning, and reviews in line with the Care Act.
  • Provide expert advice and support to social workers and other team members.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams, including health and education professionals, to ensure a holistic approach to service user needs.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation, policies, and best practice guidelines.
  • Participate in and contribute to team meetings, supervision sessions, and training programs.
  • Advocate for the rights and needs of individuals with learning disabilities, promoting their independence and inclusion.

Essential Requirements:

  • Social Work England registration.
  • Extensive experience working with individuals with learning disabilities.
  • Demonstrated expertise in complex case management and advanced social work practice.
  • Strong understanding of the Care Act and other relevant legislation.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Commitment to promoting the well-being and empowerment of service users.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Shows exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Is highly organized with the capacity to manage a diverse and demanding caseload.
  • Demonstrates a proactive and innovative approach to social work practice.
  • Is dedicated to continuous professional development and reflective practice.
  • Possesses strong advocacy skills and a commitment to social justice.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive pay rate of up to £36 per hour.
  • Opportunity to work within a supportive and dynamic team environment.
  • Chance to make a significant impact on the lives of individuals with learning disabilities.
  • Professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and career progression.
  • Convenient West London location with excellent transport links.

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Interested in learning more about the Senior Social Worker/Snr Practitioner role in West London? Contact Holly Chupka at 01635 226350. Plus, refer a friend to us, and if we place them, you'll receive a generous £300 referral bonus (terms and conditions apply).

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