Adults Social Worker – Integrated Discharge Team #0008D3261

Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Social Worker to join the Integrated Discharge Team. The successful candidate will provide a high quality, integrated, effective social work service to adults and carers in accordance with the Hospital Discharge and Community Support Guidance 2022, Care Act 2014 statutory requirements, including safeguarding concerns, Mental Capacity Act 2005, local policy, procedures and guidance.

The team works both within the acute setting at Doncaster Royal Infirmary in the Transfer of Care Hub and across the various discharge pathways to assess ongoing long term needs.  The ethos of Home First should be considered promoting wellbeing and independence to ensure people are supported to gain or regain stability and control in their lives and to do things that matter most to them.

The successful candidate will need to be able to work autonomously using initiative to manage their own complex caseload. The role will involve undertaking holistic, strengths based assessments with adults, carers and families to help them make informed choices and decisions, enabling them to clarify and express their needs, manage risk and contribute to service planning. You will provide written and verbal records and reports which are concise, factual and informative based on analysis of evidence which can be used within the legal context and where necessary give evidence in court in relation to care or other proceedings.  You will use evidence based practice and a strengths based conversation to identify need and take appropriate action which is outcome focused.  Progress made towards meeting outcomes will reviewed in a timely manner following discharge from hospital with an expectation that the level of need will reduce following the reablement support received.

What’s on offer for the Social Worker

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Children's
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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