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Social Worker, Hospital Discharge

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  • Job reference: HQ00085967
    Lambeth
    Up to £28.00 per hour
    Contract
    Social Worker

    Description

    Are you interesting in developing your social work career?

    Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to work full time within a hospital discharge team based in Lambeth. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in adult services and be registered with the HCPC.

    The pay rate for this locum social worker job is £28 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

    Responsibilities of the social worker:
    - Conducting assessments with service users and carers to ensure safe discharges from hospital
    - Making referrals including reablement and telecare
    - Assessing people in their homes to facilitate discharge
    - Assessing service users in care homes which are NHS funded
    - Completing Mental Capacity Assessments
    - Discharging those who are with a low level of care needs
    - Working in the team duty desk
    - Sign posting to community based services
    - Arranging care plans for safe discharge
    - Completing Need and continuing care assessments
    - Sourcing residential placements
    - Liaising with families, statutory organisations, advocates and home proprietors
    - Carrying out safeguarding investigations
    - Facilitating meetings

    Requirements of the social worker:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within adult services
    - Previous experience of working in a hospital setting

    Contact:
    This social worker job is advertised by Ronnie Bradford; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.