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Social Worker, Older People Physical Disabilities

Job reference: 280617ABJM
£28 per hour
Social Worker


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Social Worker, Older People Physical Disabilities

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to work full time within an older people physical disabilities team based in Newham. 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 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour and is an initial 3 month contract.

Responsibilities of the social worker:
- To undertake assessments in a hospital setting in order to facilitate safe discharge
- To complete Mental Capacity assessments and Best interest meetings, as well of knowledge of the Delayed Discharge Act and Care Act and Mental Health Act
- To work under pressure especially times of hospital high escalation
- To have an ability to work in partnership with Health colleagues and mental health team

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 Jake Merry; 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.