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Social Worker - Hospital to Care Home Project

  • Salary: £30 - £31 per hour
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Date posted: 22-10-2018
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00004319_1540232361

This highly desirable Social Work position involves working jointly with Care Homes and Hospitals via the local authority. The Social Worker is responsible for conducting assessments with regards to service users meeting eligibility criteria for Care Home placements. A sound understanding of Hospital discharges and Reablement packages is required, along with experience in dealing with older adults and their families. As the social worker, you will operate independently and be based on-site, working alongside other Care Home staff including the Registered Manager. This is a unique opportunity to showcase your abilities and a fantastic looking role for any CV.

Benefits for you as the Social Worker:

  • A highly unique position to enhance your Social Work CV.
  • An excellent hourly pay rate of £30-£31 per hour.
  • The opportunity to work in a new setting and grow your Social Work skills.

Your responsibilities as the Social Worker:

  • Conducting Assessments of elderly hospital patients.
  • Establishing whether patients meet care home eligibility criteria.
  • Delegating cases to other departments where appropriate.
  • MCA Assessments.
  • Risk Assessments.
  • Working with families.
  • Carrying a small but complex caseload.

Requirements of you as the Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW).
  • Two years of experience within Adults Social Work.
  • You must be able to start work within 2 weeks.

Location: Berkshire

Rate: £30-£31per hour

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

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