Social Worker - Access and Hospital Discharge Team

Posted 21 September 2022
Salary Up to £35.00 per hour
LocationKingston upon Thames
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

The Royal Borough of Kingston is looking for a Social Worker to join their Access and Hospital Discharge Team based in Kingston Hospital. This is a Locum Social Work role that will be split between home and office working.

The ideal Social Worker will have recent experience working in a Hospital or Front Door environment. The key to success in this role is to be able to work confidently from the beginning of the contract with little supervision.

Benefits for you as an Access and Hospital Discharge Social Worker:

  • Highly competitive pay rate of up to £35.00 per hour
  • Hybrid working scheme
  • Easily commutable via car or public transport
  • An opportunity to further enhance your CV

Your responsibilities as an Access and Hospital Discharge Social Worker:

  • Ensure that service users are discharged safely whilst working to set KPI's
  • Undertake Care Act Assessments and Mental Capacity Act Assessments
  • Complete assessments once service users have been discharged
  • Liaise with other services within the council for the best intertest of the service user

Requirements of you as an Access and Hospital Discharge Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Hospital work
  • A valid UK driving licence is preferred for this role

Location: Kingston, London

Umbrella pay rate: up to £35.00 per hour dependent on interview

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!