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Social Worker - Hospital Discharge

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Adult Safeguarding, Adults Hospital
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
South East
£28 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Hospital Discharge - West Sussex - £28p/h

Our client in West Sussex is looking for a social worker to join their hospital discharge team at Crawley Hospital. You will be ensuring that older and younger adults receive community care and support in accordance with the Care Act 2014. Additionally, you will be responsible for ensuring the safe and timely discharges from hospital. 

To successfully apply for this role, you must have had recent experience in a hospital discharge team. 

Benefits of this Hospital role:

  • Long term contract  
  • Competitive pay rate  
  • Supportive team  
  • Flexible working  

As a Hospital Discharge Social Worker, you will be:

  • Managing a wider, increasingly complex social work caseload including safeguarding adults
  • Demonstrating expertise in one or more areas of social work practice
  • Using a range of frameworks for assessment and intervention
  • Providing support for trainees and other employees, including acting as a 'buddy' for inductees  
  • Responsible for proactive measures in response to emergency safety and liberty issues
  • Demonstrating cost-consciousness in the application of available resources
  • Maintaining knowledge of current team plan and of own contribution in delivering this
  • Demonstrating awareness and compliance with required Standards including the Social Work Professional Capabilities Framework
  • Using a wide range of evidence sources to inform decision-making.   
  • Clearly reporting and recording judgements, decisions and analysis using the appropriate system (Protocol / AIS)

Essential requirements:

  • HCPC registration
  • UK driving license
  • Recent experience in a hospital discharge team
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • A social work qualification

Why Liquid Personnel?

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

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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