Adult Social Worker Needed - Network Team - £32ph!!

Posted 25 June 2024
Salary £31.99 - 32.00 per hour
Discipline Social Workers
Contact NameFaieq Bashar

Job description

Hunter Mental Health is currently working alongside an excellent Network team and assisting in their search for a locum Adult Social Worker.

Key details of the position:

  • Job Title - Registered Social Worker (MUST have 4 years post AYSE experience)
  • Location - Barnet
  • Duration - 3 months on going
  • Schedule -  Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • Start Date - July 2024
  • Rate of pay - £32ph (Umbrella)

Job Responsibilities:


  • To conduct or support individual assessments or facilitate and promote self-assessments using the appropriate tools and techniques in order to establish clear, relevant, proportionate, cost effective and appropriate options for the individual.
  •  Based on individual structured assessments and in line with an enablement and strengths-based approach, plan and set up appropriate personalised and outcome-led care and support plans that maximise long-term independence and choice and minimise ongoing support and whole life cost of care for that person. 
  • Conduct risk assessments with adults and carers, in line with eligibility criteria and Mental Capacity legislation.
  • To conduct Mental Capacity Act assessments in line with statutory guidance and ensuring adults are provided with the opportunity to demonstrate capacity wherever possible.
  • To manage an allocated caseload in compliance with statutory requirements, Council policy, professional best practice and with regard for individual choice.
  • Liaise with, establish, and maintain effective working relationships with other local services, specialist teams, ICB and Hospital Trusts and the voluntary and community sector relevant to the needs of the adult in order to deliver a holistic and seamless service.
  • Value and encourage the contribution of adults and their advocates, relatives, carers, and support workers where appropriate, to ensure that they are engaged in the assessment, support and review process.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of available local provision and make appropriate recommendations and action referrals to other specialist teams and providers.
  • To promote the use of direct payments where appropriate, and understand the role of financial assessments, and provide information and advice and guidance so that people can be supported in exercising choice based on assessed risk and expected outcomes. Support them in navigating through the appropriate procedures. Work with the Brokerage team to procure care and support including equipment and adaptations.

    Requirements and qualifications required for this role:
  • Current and valid registration with the SWE
  • Proven experience within a Social Working role
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Commitment to providing high-quality patient care
  • Car driver to travel across multiple sites
  • Fully on site and hybrid/remote working to be discussed during interview (team can offer up to 3 days remote)


How to apply:

If this job sounds perfect for you, please call Faieq on 0203 307 8747.

You could also send your CV to to find out more about other Mental Health Nursing roles we have available.

Not available for this position? Recommend a friend or colleague! We operate a simple and transparent scheme – we pay you £250 for a successful placement (qualifying period applies).

Benefits of working with Hunter Gatherer Mental Health:

  • Quick & simple online registration.
  • Join the community and be part of a network of like-minded, conscientious locums with shared values for patients and clients.
  • As part of the HG Ventures Group of Companies you’ll get bi-weekly payments you can trust.
  • Represented by Mental Health sector experts, we listen, understand your needs, and represent you professionally.
  • A long-term relationship based on trust and understanding.
  • Access to the very best roles nationwide.
  • As part of the Hunter Gatherer Mental Health network, you will be appropriately marketed, in a consultative manner, taking the burden of business development away from you.
  • Market knowledge, advice and knowledge sharing on market trends and opportunities.
  • Access to exclusive Hunter Mental Health events and discounted CPD.
  • Customer service, it’s a simple philosophy but one we are passionate about.

About us:

Hunter Gatherer Mental Health are one of the UK’s leading specialist Mental Health recruitment agencies.

Our job is to listen, respond and support you in your career goals. To understand your needs and partner with you to help you achieve them. We’ll always be by your side finding you the right job at the right time, with friendly, caring service. What’s more, we pay leading rates with multiple pay runs each week, so you’ll never be left waiting. Just one of the reasons for our group's excellent 4.7 Google rating.