Social Worker Older People Rapid Response team

7 days left

Recruiter
Eden Brown Synergy
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
26.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
27 Sep 2017
Closes
25 Oct 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Rapid Response Multi Agency Older People's team in Hertfordshire is currently looking for a locum Social Worker to join it's service on an on going contract basis.
This integrated and award winning service responds to older people who are at risk of being admitted to hospital in the near future.
Comprising of nurses, social workers, mental health staff, physiotherapists and occupational therapists the team brings health and social care together to coordinate the care planning of complex patients who have multiple needs.
When the team receives a referral from the GP they contact the patient within one hour and arrange a visit. During the home visit a holistic assessment is carried out to identify, plan and address the patient's needs. This means more people are being cared for in their own home and unnecessary hospital admissions are avoided, which frees up beds.
Candidates for this position are required to have post-qualifying experience of working with Older People, be HCPC registered and car owner-drivers.
This is a great opportunity to use your adult social care skills in a multi professional team which works together to consider the patient's needs and give clients the best care.

Don't forget...Eden Brown Synergy offers a GBP200 referral bonus for Social Workers. If this role isn't for you but you know someone suitable, ask them to get in touch. GBP200 could be on it's way to you!

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Eden Brown Synergy is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Eden Brown Synergy is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.