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Social Worker – Bedfordshire – Hospital Discharge Team

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join the Hospital Discharge Team based in the Bedfordshire srea.

As a successful Social Worker, you will be joining a Hospital Discharge team that has well-established effective working partnerships with a variety of health professionals across the system. As a team, you will be working collaboratively to ensure that people are supported to be discharged from hospital in a safe and timely manner. 

Your benefits as a Social Worker:

  • Excellent starting salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (Starting at 27 days, rising with continuous service)
  • Golden Hello bonus depending on eligibility
  • Progression and training opportunities

What will you be doing as a Social Worker in Milton Keynes?

  • Undertake strengths-based and person-centred assessments to meet individuals needs to be safely discharged from hospital
  • Evidence an experience knowledge and application of legislation relevant to role including Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005 and appropriate discharge guidance. 
  • Ensure that critical analysis and evidence-based practice is central to all decision making. 
  • Work collaboratively with professionals across health and social care to holistically meet individual’s needs.
  • Manage a complex case load and prioritise the competing demands and time pressures of ensuring timely discharges.
  • Complete safeguarding enquiries, mental capacity assessments and best interest’s decisions.
  • Support Students, ASYE’s and other colleagues with regular supervision and guidance.

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

  • Social Work England registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK licence
  • Post-qualified experience
  • Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

Social Worker – Bedfordshire – Hospital Discharge Team

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary: £36,371 - £40,578 pa
Type: Permanent