Admission Avoidance Social Worker

South London, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW346759_1550505241
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-02-18
  • Location: South London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-19
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A great opportunity has arisen for Adult's Social Worker to join an Admission Avoidance Team within South London.

The Admission Avoidance team is looking for an experienced Qualified Social Worker to join their team. The Admission Avoidance Team is a team is an integrated team working alongside NHS services to prevent service users from being admitted into hospital.

The responsibilities of an Adult's Social Worker includes:

  • Avoid unplanned admissions into acute hospitals by working with services and primary care
  • Work collaboratively with other agencies, for example, social services, to ensure the wider needs of patients are catered for
  • The post-holder must have the ability to work under pressure, be competent in carrying a caseload, safeguarding, dealing with judicial reviews and have excellent working knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and MOSAIC

Requirements of an Adult's Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • More than 2 years recent experience working in Hospital Discharge, Community-based Adult's Social Care Services and multi-disciplinary team working is desired
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £28.22 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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