Adult Social Worker - Hospital Discharge Team

East Midlands
Up to £10,000
21 Nov 2020
21 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Our client, an East Midlands Local Authority is seeking an interim Qualified Social Worker for their Hospital Discharge team.

This role is working from home, however, the appointable candidate must be available to conduct urgent visits on site if required.

Pay rate is £28.00 per hour (umbrella).

The role will involve the following and not be subject:
  • To observe the requirements of the General Social Care Council’s Code of Conduct for social care staff.
  • To investigate requests from service users or from others on their behalf, for services provided by the Directorate.
  • To carry out assessments and formulate support/enablement plans.
  • To arrange services as agreed on support/enablement plans, and to ensure that plans are monitored and reviewed.
  • To work with other team members and multi-disciplinary team members from other agencies to meet the needs of vulnerable adults.
  • To provide information to service users and carers regarding services, resources and welfare benefits, legislative entitlement and other relevant matters, to sign-post to other agencies where appropriate.
  • To ensure that the views of service users and carers are given appropriate consideration.
  • To maintain documentation and electronic systems on social work activities in accordance with approved policy and procedures.
  • To act to protect vulnerable service users in line with legal requirements and Directorate procedures.
  • To develop a working knowledge of Directorate policies and procedure sand systems.
  • To comply with appropriate legal statutes and Directorate policy affecting social work operations.
  • To work with service user’s, carers and colleagues, including those from other agencies to improve service standards and service delivery.
  • To ensure equality of opportunity in service standards and service delivery.

Are you considering a move? If not, could you pass this on to your friends and colleagues? â€" we are offering £250 for every successful recommendation!!

Requirements of the role:
  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SW England registered
  • Must have experience working in qualified adults’ social care
  • Post qualifying experience is essential

If this isn’t the job for you, please have a think about whether you can recommend a friend or colleague â€" we are offering **£250** PER successful recommendation.

Please also remember we offer a substantial CPD fund!! Our Social Workers utilise their funds for training courses, books or to fund their trips to conferences and other relevant events. This can often be £500++++ !!! (depending on hours/days worked)

Some facts about working for Reed:

Here at Reed we care and we’re professional â€" in an industry that doesn’t have the best reputation at times â€" I hope we stand out!

We “Love Mondays” but we also technically work for free 1 day per week as 18% of our business is owned by the Reed Foundation which supports good causes around the world.

Our company values are:
  • We are fair, open and honest
  • We take ownership
  • We work together

We are also lucky to run many Local Authority contracts, we are a trusted partner for these clients and, as such, our conduct must be impeccable.

Would you consider joining us? I’m free to talk every week-day from 8am onwards and happy to take evening calls too if it’s easier. And if we’re very lucky, perhaps you might tell your friends too â€" don’t forget we offer £250 per successful referral.