Hospital Discharge Social Worker

worcestershire, Worcestershire

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW346436_1548852621
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-01-30
  • Location: worcestershire, Worcestershire
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-03-31
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Social Worker to join the Hospital Discharge Team within Worcestershire area.

To work with people to carry out assessments of their needs for care and support, to plan how those needs will be met, to support them with putting those plans in to action, and review those plans and reassess needs.

The responsibilities of the Social Worker includes:

  • To manage a caseload of people with care and support needs and carers with support needs
  • To carry out assessments of the care and support needs of people, and the support needs of carers of people with care and support needs, and for these to be done in line with the expectations of the Care Act 2014 and the regulations and statutory guidance that go with it
  • To work with people to plan how their care and support needs or, in the case of carers, their support needs might be met, this will involve identifying eligible needs and needs that will be met by the local authority
  • To carry out financial assessments relating to care and support services, or make sure these are done
  • Giving people who may have care and support needs or who are carers information about any likely cost of services, welfare rights entitlements, and any other relevant information and advice

Requirements of a Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years post qualifying experience working within a hospital setting
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £23.26 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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Hospital Discharge Social Worker

worcestershire, Worcestershire