Senior Social Worker Hospital Discharge

2022-05-06 12:26:122022-06-02Hoop Recruitment
Job TypeContract Full Time
AreaNot specifiedUK
SectorSocial Work - Children's
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserSarah Leigh
Job RefV37177

Senior Social Worker - Hospital Discharge

Cardiff Council

£35 per hour

A Senior Social Worker is required to join Cardiff Social Services Hospital's, discharge team. You could be based at 1 of 3 sites: UHW, Llandough, or St Davids Hospital in the City Centre. This will initially be a 3-6 month contract with potential to extend. You will be based on site in order to facilitate discharges and do ward rounds. Pay rate for this role will be £35 Umbrella company.

You will be joining an experienced and supportive integrated discharge team, working in a fast paced environment to affect timely discharges from hospital. You will be responsible for managing 4 members of staff - 2 qualified social workers and 2 social work assistants. Necessary qualities: Role will include deputising, where necessary, for Manager in meetings. Ability to plan strategically Knowledge of legislation framework governing Delayed Transfer of Care (DTOC) Experience of supervising staff, as this will be a key element of the role. Excel skills beneficial Knowledge of Care First preferred although training will be given Excellent time management and prioritisation skills Ability to effectively chair meetings Knowledge of discharge planning in hospital setting Excellent assessment skills Ability to work with a wide range of professionals championing the voice of the adult at all times. Candidates must have a sound knowledge of Social Services and Well-Being Act, Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and The Human Rights Act Committed to working in a strength based, person centred way.

You will need to hold a social work qualification and you will be registered with the Social Care Wales. You will need to hold a DBS or be happy to apply for a DBS with us and supply 3 years of referencing.

Contact Sarah Leigh at Hoop Recruitment on 02922 400519 for an informal chat.

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