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Senior Social Worker - Joint Emergency Team

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Greenwich, London
  • Date posted: 04-04-2018
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003899_1522831335

Greenwich Council is looking for a Senior Social Worker for their Joint Emergency Team (JET) on a locum basis.

The remit of the JET Social Work team is admission avoidance - essentially JET works in the Accident and Emergency Department at Queen Elizabeth hospital, as well as the community Royal Borough of Greenwich. This would be a great opportunity for any experienced locum Social Worker looking to further their skills in a multi-disciplinary Social Work environment. Please note, occasional late shifts and weekend work is compulsory.

What's on offer:

  • A competitive pay rate of £32+ per hour.
  • Excellent management structure with experienced leaders.
  • Fantastic Central London location.
  • Highly desirable employer with an excellent reputation.
  • Opportunity to work and develop a new project.


  • To work within a multi-disciplinary team with other professionals such as OT's, physio's, and other Social Work staff to ensure clients remain safe
  • To operate in a split capacity between the hospital and community setting.
  • To operate in accordance with the Care Act 2014.
  • To implement specialist care packages and to design bespoke person-centred support plans.
  • To supervise other professionals and provide feedback and guidance.
  • To work weekends and evening shifts where appropriate.

You must have:

  • HCPC registration
  • A clear, enhanced DBS Background check
  • At least 5 years of experience in an Adults Social Work environment
  • At least 2 years of experience operating in a Senior capacity
  • Be able to start within 1 month

If you are interested in becoming the Senior Social Worker for the Joint Emergency Team, follow the instructions to apply. Alternatively if you have any questions feel free to call Jackson on 01189485555.