Senior Practitioner - Hospital Discharge

Posted 03 March 2023
Salary Up to £38 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameJoseph Servaes

Job description

A Local Authority in Somerset is looking for a Senior Practitioner with experience in Adult's Social Work to join their Hospital Discharge team on a locum basis, offering a competitive pay rate of up to £38 per hour.

Benefits for you as a Senior Practitioner:

  • A competitive pay rate of up to £50 per hour
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • Additional benefits

Your responsibilities as a Senior Practitioner:

  • Ensure that service users are discharged safely whilst working to set KPI's
  • Facilitating discharges from hospital when short term services are in place to support their move home
  • Assessing service users leaving hospital that have long term service plans in place (D2A)
  • Undertake Care Act Assessments and Mental Capacity Act Assessments
  • Liaise with other services within the council for the best intertest of the service user

Requirements of you as a Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Experience in Hospital Discharge teams

Charles Hunter Associates are the UK's leading specialist Social Work recruitment agency with years of experience in the Social Work sector.

If you are interested in this role APPLY NOW by following instruction on this website, or by contacting Joseph Servaes at / 07533040465.

If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are interested in another role, don't hesitate to contact me as I have Social Worker roles of all levels across London, Southeast and Southwest.

We also offer a referral bonus of £250 so if you know anyone who may be interested, please get in touch.