Social Worker - Joint Assessment and Discharge Team - London

Liquid Personnel
28.00 GBP Hourly
07 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Social Worker - Joint Assessment and Discharge Team - London, Barking and Dagenham - GBP28ph

My client in London, Barking and Dagenham is looking for an experienced social worker to join their JAD (Joint Assessment and Discharge Team) in a hospital located in London. The hospital team is a well-managed team, well-connected and need someone who are ready to hit the ground running.

My Client is looking to interview as soon as possible, so please don't hesitate to apply.

Benefits of the role as a Hospital Discharge Social Worker:

  • Scope for contract extension
  • Varied caseload
  • Small, welcoming team
  • Training available

As a Hospital Discharge Social Worker, you will have experience of:

  • Working with vulnerable adults in a hospital setting
  • Safeguarding investigations
  • Mental Capacity Assessments
  • Complex caseloads
  • Carrying case loads and meeting agreed targets
  • Working in a fast paced environment

Specific job duties within the team:

  • Multidisciplinary working alongside medical professionals
  • Ensuring care from hospital discharge to their own home
  • Dealing with sections 2s and 5s
  • Ensuring timely discharges within the 72 hour frame
  • Timely and appropriate safe hospital discharge carried out daily
  • Helping service users, looking at their care packages to see if they need increasing or putting ones into place
  • Appropriate discharges into nursing or residential homes
  • FACs criteria to carry out assessments
  • Support service users to get back to independence and living safely in their homes

As a Hospital Discharge Social Worker, you MUST be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with "My Liquid Rewards"
  • Access to many exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Personalised job alerts tailored to your requirements
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus get GBP200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place
  • Twice weekly payroll