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Social Worker - Hospital Discharge

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Adult Services, Adults Hospital
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South East, London
Location:
Lambeth
Salary:
£28 per hour
Posted:
23/11/2018
Job Ref:
ALA-82221

Social Worker - Hospital Discharge - Lambeth - £28 per hour

We are currently looking for an experienced Adults Social Worker to join a Hospital Team Lambeth. The purpose of the role is to work with service users and undertake hospital discharges, carrying out assessments and reviews, while working within a multi-disciplinary team.

Knowledge of the Care Act and experience of working within an acute hospital setting are an essential requirement.  

Benefits as a Hospital Discharge Social Worker:
  • Long term contract 
  • Competitive pay rate 
  • Supportive team 
Duties as a Social Worker:
  • To manage a caseload of people with care and support needs and carers with support needs. 
  • To carry out assessments doe clients in Hospital to determine eligibility and care and support needs of people, and the support needs of carers of people with care and support needs, and for these to be done in line with the expectations of the Care Act 2014 and the regulations and statutory guidance that go with it. 
  • Undertake Safeguarding Enquiries in accordance with Care Act 2014 duties. 
  • Apply the Mental Capacity Act and undertake capacity assessments. 
  • To work with people to plan how their care and support needs or, in the case of carers, their support needs might be met. This will involve identifying eligible needs and needs that will be met by the local authority. 
  • To carry out financial assessments relating to care and support services, or make sure these are done. 
  • Giving people who may have care and support needs or who are carers information about any likely cost of services, welfare rights entitlements, and any other relevant information and advice. 
Essential Requirements:
  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility 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 *

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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 6204
Contact: Alex Lawton

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