Social Worker - Hospital Discharge Team

Posted 16 November 2022
Salary Up to £35.00 per hour
LocationEast London
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
ReferenceJ5874_1668620355
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

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

The ideal Social Worker will have recent experience working in a Hospital 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 a Hospital 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
  • A stable contract due to the demand of the service

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
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Hospital work

Location: East London

Umbrella pay rate: up to £35.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also



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


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