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Social Worker - Adults Hospital Discharge

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Adult Services, Adult Safeguarding
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Wandsworth
Salary:
£28 per hour
Posted:
03/08/2017
Job Ref:
ESH61602

Social Worker - Adults Hospital Discharge - Wandsworth - £28 per hour 

The London Borough of Wandsworth are looking for an experienced social worker to join their discharge team to undertake assessment of risk involving safeguarding of vulnerable adults/carers and their families across a range of settings. This is an out of borough role, meaning you will mainly be based at St Georges Hospital. The successful candidate will have sound hospital discharge experience with excellent written communication skills as report writing is a key aspect of this role, primarily involving the completion of DSTs and participating in Continuing Health Care Assessments.   

Benefits of the role as a Hospital Discharge Social Worker:

  • Scope for contract extension
  • Small, welcoming team
  • Regular support and supervision
  • Interesting and manageable case load

Our client is looking for someone to with experience of:

  • Working with vulnerable adults in a hospital setting
  • Have sound knowledge of the new Care Act
  • Safeguarding investigations
  • Mental Capacity Assessments
  • Complex caseloads
  • Ideally have experience using Mosaic
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Working in a fast paced environment
  • Facilitating safe and timely discharges from hospital
  • Respond quickly to referrals coming in
  • Working with patients aged 18+ 
  • Safeguarding vulnerable adults
  • Arranging short term care plans in line with the Care Act 

As a Hospital Discharge Social Worker, you will:

  • Work with vulnerable adults in a hospital setting
  • Carry out safeguarding investigations
  • Complete Mental Capacity Assessments
  • Carry a complex caseloads
  • Carry caseloads and meeting agreed targets

As a Hospital Discharge Social Worker, you MUST be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Why Liquid Personnel?  

  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies 
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Twice weekly payroll

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6210
Contact: Emily Shiels

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