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Social Worker - Adults Hospital Discharge

Job Type:
Contract
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Adult Services, Adults Hospital
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Merton
Salary:
£25 to £27 per hour
Posted:
24/11/2017
Job Ref:
AMC-65639

Social Worker - Adults Hospital Discharge - Merton - £25 to £27 per hour

The London Borough of Merton 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. 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? 

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • 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
  • “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 *

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes. 

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6216
Contact: Amy McGarry

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