Qualified Social Worker - Adults Hospital Discharge

Aurora Resourcing
Competitive salary
06 Jul 2018
14 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Aurora Resourcing are working closely with a Local Authority in Cambridgeshire who are seeking a Qualified Social Worker to work on a locum contract for their Adults Hospital Discharge team.

This is a great opportunity to further develop your experience and work within a supportive and dedicated team. The contract is initially 3 months but with the potential to be on a rolling basis thereafter. The rate of pay is negotiable depending on the candidate’s previous experience.

Duties, Responsibilities & Candidate

  • To ensure the needs of service users, who meet eligibility criteria, are met in an appropriate way which promotes independence and well-being and achieves best value.
  • In a designated patch or hospital, be responsible for assessing individual adult’s needs, under the terms of the NHS and Community Care Act 1990, working jointly with health professionals and in liaison with service providers.
  • On the basis of assessed needs, arrange, develop and purchase individual packages of care - which are then monitored and reviewed.
  • To provide a social care perspective, within a multidisciplinary setting, to address the needs of adults and safeguard adults, including those with mental health problems, in both the community and hospital, under the terms of the NHS and Community Care Act 1990, the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007) and other relevant legislation.
  • To hold continuing responsibility for a caseload including the most complex cases.
  • To supervise students on practice placements and a small number of junior staff in their team.

Financial Details

The pay rate is negotiable dependent on the successful candidate’s experience

Mileage and travel expenses reimbursed

Candidate Requirements

In order to be considered for this position, you must be;

  • HCPC Registered
  • Qualified Social Worker with degree/diploma
  • At least 1 years post qualifying experience

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position or would like to find out more information please either call Rebecca on 0121 516 398 for an informal and confidential chat.