Qualified Social Worker - Young Adults with Learning Disabilities

Qualified Social Worker – Young Adults with Learning Disabilities – North London

Role:  Qualified Social Worker  
Location:  North London
Team: Young Adults with Learning Disabilities (assessments and reviews of young adults between 18-25 years old)
Pay:  up to £32
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

We are a dynamic and forward-thinking local authority in North London, committed to providing exceptional services to our community. Our Young Adults Team is dedicated to supporting young adults with disabilities, ensuring they receive the care and support they need to thrive.

Role Overview: We are seeking an experienced Social Worker to join our team, focusing on assessments and reviews of young adults aged 18-25. The successful candidate will provide a high-quality social work service, addressing the needs of young adults with disabilities in accordance with legislation, regulations, and our council policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a caseload of young adults with disabilities, ensuring timely and effective interventions.
  • Conduct comprehensive Care Act assessments and reviews, developing and implementing care plans that meet the individual needs of young adults.
  • Work collaboratively with other professionals, families, and carers to ensure a holistic approach to care and support.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, ensuring compliance with legal and procedural requirements.
  • Participate in team meetings, supervision, and continuous professional development activities.


  • Substantial experience as a Social Worker, particularly in care act assessments and reviewing.
  • Registration with Social Work England.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Care Act and relevant legislation.
  • Strong assessment, analytical, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of service delivery.


  • Competitive pay rates up to £32 per hour.
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Flexible working arrangements.

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