Adult’s Social Worker (Front Door) – Lewisham

Adult’s Social Worker (Front Door) – Lewisham

Posted 4 weeks ago


Adult’s Social Worker – Lewisham
Front Door Service
Rate: £28 – £32 per hour
We are recruiting for motivated qualified social worker to join our busy team. This role is with one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving as one of the best places to live and work in.
This is a qualified role requiring you to be SWE registered and have relevant experience within adult’s services.
The main purpose of this job is to work as a care management social worker to assess the needs of vulnerable adults and their carers, and to support them to arrange services to meet the needs and outcomes identified.  The promotion prevention, independence and self-directed support, choice and control will be central to this post.  Risk management and safeguarding will also be key parts of this role (including children’s safeguarding where relevant), together with case management support for those adult requiring frequent specialist intervention to meet their needs.

  1. Ensure service users and their carers receive timely and proportionate care management assessments of their needs that identify the outcomes they wish to achieve.
  2. Promote service user independence and recovery, including the promotion of Enablement and linking the service user to community based services that enhance personal wellbeing.
  3. To work as part of multi agency teams providing seamless health and social care services.
  4. To ensure that service users and carers are involved in individualised and creative support planning, encouraging choice and control through the use of personal budgets, including Direct Payments as the default position
  5. Work with Community Development Staff to help people access community based services.
  6. Ensure that risk management and adult safeguarding procedures are adhered to in social work practice.  Be aware of any potential children’s safeguarding concerns and liaise as appropriate with Children’s Social Care Services taking into account children’s safeguarding procedures.


  1. Carry out any assessments and service users reviews to a high standard in a timely manner in accordance with procedures reflecting the needs and outcomes of the service user and carer

Work with advocates and carers where the service user does not have mental capacity to achieve outcomes in his/her best interests.
This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you.

  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more

Please contact Joe Thomas-Samuels on 07860876427 or for more information.