Adults Social Worker for Intermediate Care

Qualified Social Worker – Intermediate Care – Central London

Role:  Qualified Social Worker  
Location:  Central London
Team: Intermediate Care
Pay:  up to £32 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

Are you a skilled and compassionate social worker seeking a dynamic opportunity in immediate care? We're looking for dedicated professionals to join our team, offering competitive pay rates of up to £32 per hour. If you thrive in fast-paced environments, excel under pressure, and are committed to making a positive impact in the lives of vulnerable individuals and families, this role is for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Completing Assessments: Conduct comprehensive assessments to determine the needs and preferences of service users and their families.

  • Home Visits: Conduct essential face-to-face visits in the community to assess living conditions, provide support, and ensure the well-being of service users.

  • Safeguarding: Initiate and lead Section 42 enquiries, ensuring the safety and protection of vulnerable individuals at all times.

  • Carers Assessments: Evaluate the needs of carers, providing support and resources to ensure their well-being and ability to continue providing care.

  • Covering Duty: Respond promptly to urgent situations, covering duty shifts as needed to provide immediate support and intervention.

  • Mental Capacity Assessments: Conduct assessments to determine the mental capacity of service users, ensuring their rights and autonomy are respected.

  • Multi-Disciplinary Meetings (MDM): Attend and actively participate in multi-disciplinary meetings, collaborating with other professionals to develop comprehensive care plans.


  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks and priorities effectively.

  • Competency in managing a caseload, demonstrating strong organizational and time-management skills.

  • Proficiency in working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team, fostering effective communication and cooperation.

  • Excellent working knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, and safeguarding protocols.

  • Familiarity with MOSAIC or similar social care software would be advantageous.

  • Registered with Social Work England

Brief on Key Tasks (3-6 months):

  • Complete comprehensive assessments for service users.

  • Conduct regular home visits to ensure the well-being of individuals and families.

  • Lead and manage Section 42 safeguarding enquiries.

  • Perform carers assessments, providing support and resources as needed.

  • Cover duty shifts to respond promptly to urgent situations.

  • Conduct mental capacity assessments in accordance with legal requirements.

  • Participate actively in multi-disciplinary meetings, contributing to holistic care planning.

Why use Sheldon Phillips to find your next role? It's simple really - we aren't pushy or too needy.....we know that what you want is to be listened to! You want an agency that will proactively look for what you want to do, rather than us focussing on the roles that will benefit us financially.

That's why we have been so successful, because this is YOUR job search, not ours.

If you want to know more about this Qualified Social Worker role in Central London, give Holly Chupka a call on 01635 226350.

Oh, and if you pass our details onto a friend and we place them, we are paying a massive £300 referral bonus for successful placements (Terms and conditions apply)