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Senior Social Worker - Hospital Discharge Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Adults Hospital
Social Worker
£34 per hour
Job Ref:

Senior Social Worker - Hospital Discharge Team - Lewisham - £34 per hour 

We currently require a Senior Social Worker to work in a Hospital Discharge Team. 

In this role you will be responsible for more complex cases, including assessment and appropriate management of risks and providing casework supervisions to other team members. As a Senior Social Worker you will work with adults, families, carers and communities to help them make informed decisions, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning. 

The successful post-holder must have the ability to work under pressure, be competent in carrying a caseload, safeguarding, dealing with judicial reviews and have excellent working knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act.

Benefits as a Hospital Discharge Senior Social Worker:
  • Supportive team and training
  • Competitive pay rate
  • Opportunities for long term advancement and strong growth potential
  • Great location with a lot of transport links
  • Opportunity to work from home
  • Modern office and equipment
As a Hospital Discharge Senior Social Worker this role includes the following responsibilities and tasks:
  • Duty front line and back up
  • Facilitating safe discharges from hospital for services users
  • Managing a ward linked to A&E
  • Referring clients on to voluntary services
  • Safeguarding
  • Working with Vulnerable Adults within a hospital setting
  • Carry out assessments and Report writing
  • Developing care/support plans
  • Care management
  • Liaising with other professional bodies
  • Managing complex cases
  • Acting as Safeguarding adult's manager for SVA cases
  • Supervision of Junior staff
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
  • 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 6216
Contact: Esme Jones

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