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Social Worker, Hospital Team

Job reference: HQ00084131
Up to £27.25 per hour
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

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 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 £27.25 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Responsibilities of the social worker:
- Manage a caseload of people with care and support needs and carers with support needs within the hospital
- Carry out assessments for clients in hospital to determine eligibility and care and support needs of people, and the support needs of carers of people with care and support needs, and for these to be done in line with the expectations of the care act 2014 and the regulations and statutory guidelines that go with it
- Apply the mental capacity act and undertake capacity assessments
- Work with people to plan how their care and support needs or, in the case of careers, their support needs might be met. This will involved identifying eligible needs and needs that will be met by the local authority
- Giving people who have care and support needs or who are careers information about any likely cost of services, welfare rights entitlements, and any other relevant information and advice

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

This social worker job is advertised by Nick Thomas; 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.