Adults Social Worker Hospital Discharge

Hackney, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWHS399111_1596712625
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2020-08-06
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-10-05
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for an Adult's Social Worker with significant hospital discharge experience to work at Homerton Hospital in the Integrated Discharge Service.

The role requires regular review of interim bed admissions and timely discharges for one of their placement facilities.

Main duties:

  • To be able to challenge CHC decisions constructively and positively
  • To work with an in-depth knowledge of both legal and statutory frameworks relating to social work practise
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the performance indicators that are relevant to the work of the team work within the required time frames
  • To have a detailed knowledge of the services for carers/service users provided within Hackney and how to access these
  • Working independently as part of an interdisciplinary team diagnosing, assessing, planning and implementing patient specific programmes of care/interventions
  • Undertaking complex assessments - Be able to function effectively in a variety of environments - Communicate effectively with service users and families, including those who may have difficulties with understanding and communicating

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

  • MUST have Hospital Dis-charge experience
  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • Demonstrate experience in developing good working relationships and partnership working with other departments and services within London Borough of Hackney, City & Hackney CCG, Homerton Hospital, and Integrated Independence Team
  • Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification
  • Successful completion of Assessed Year in Employment
  • Be registered with Social Work England SWE
  • Clear Enhanced DBS check
  • 35 hour week

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