Adult Social Worker - Locality Team

Qualified Social Worker – Adults Locality Team – South - East London

Role:  Qualified Social Worker  
Location:  South - East London
Team: Locality Team
Pay:  up to £38.50 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid


Are you a dedicated and compassionate Adult Social Worker looking to make a difference in the community? Join our Locality Team in South East London and contribute to enhancing the lives of adults in need of support and care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting assessments of need, care planning, and reviewing cases to ensure the well-being of adults in the community.
  • Collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams, service users, and their families to provide tailored care and support.
  • Managing a varied caseload, including complex cases, while maintaining detailed and accurate records.
  • Implementing and monitoring care plans, ensuring they meet statutory requirements and best practice guidelines.
  • Providing crisis intervention and safeguarding vulnerable adults, ensuring their safety and welfare.
  • Advocating for service users and promoting their rights and independence.


  • A degree in Social Work and current registration with Social Work England.
  • Proven experience in adult social work, preferably within a locality team setting.
  • Strong understanding of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures.
  • Excellent assessment, planning, and intervention skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills.


  • Competitive pay rates up to £32 per hour.
  • Hybrid working arrangements: 2 days office-based, the remainder working from home 
  • Supportive team environment with opportunities for professional development.
  • Access to resources and training to support continuous professional growth.

Why choose Sheldon Phillips to find your next role? It's simple: we're not pushy or overly persistent. We understand that you want to be heard.

Our priority is to proactively seek the roles you desire, not just the ones that benefit us financially. Our success comes from making your job search our top priority.

Interested in learning more about the Social Worker role in South East 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).