Social Worker - Hospital

Posted 02 May 2023
Salary Up to £38.00 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameWill Rock

Job description

A Local Authority in Buckinghamshire is looking for an Social Worker to join in their Hospital Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have knowledge and experience working in a hospital environment. The key to success in this role is to be able to start a contract confidently without the need for supervision.

Benefits for you as a Hospital Social Worker:

  • Excellent pay rate of £38.00 per hour
  • Develop transferable skills that are desirable across all adult teams
  • Exposure to various Social Work teams
  • Hybrid working
  • Parking available and easily accessible by public transport

Your responsibilities as a Hospital Social Worker:

  • 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 Hospital Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration

Location: South-East England, Buckinghamshire

Umbrella pay rate: £38.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Will Rock 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!