Adult Social Work in Newham

Newham is a great place to be a social worker. It’s an incredibly diverse borough with a young and vibrant population. Newham presents exciting challenges and opportunities that can help take your career to the next level.


Adult Social Worker

Overall Purpose of Job: The core functions include assessment, support planning, long term support arrangements, and review for customer in the community with complex needs. The post holder will be required to carry out Mental Capacity Assessments. To provide a social work service to an allocated caseload within the agreed performance management, quality assurance and budgetary framework and that the highest standards of service are…

Mental Health Social Worker

Overall Purpose of Job: To act as a member of staff for the Local Authority Adult Mental Health service providing an effective and efficient Care Act appropriate service to vulnerable adults with high mental health support needs and their Carers, within the community or in a hospital setting. To liaise closely with the local Mental Health Trust, Primary Care and with other parts of the…

Team Manager Message

John Davis

'We should never be saying ‘well that’s the way they are’ or they’re never going to change’ – people are ‘like that’ for a reason, and everyone has the potential to change and improve. Our role, ultimately, is to help the person find the key to doing it.'

John Davis

Social Worker Message

Shamsun Nahar Alam

‘Social work is about staying positive, focussed and resilient in supporting people to create a better life for themselves who could otherwise  lose all hope and aspirations in life.’

Investing in Social Work

We are striving to bring the best people into the profession by actively engaging with social work training to ensure students and trainees are acquiring the right knowledge and skills to do the job.

Newly Qualified Social Workers and the ASYE1