Hospital Discharge Social Worker

North West London, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW5078664_1548952243
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-01-31
  • Location: North West London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-01
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Social Worker to join the Hospital Discharge Team within North West London.

To carry out needs led assessments of adult within the guidelines of Care Act 2014. To care manage straight forward and complex cases including Safeguarding Adults and Deprivation of Liberty. Co-ordinating and reviewing multi-service care packages.

The responsibilities of the Hospital Discharge Social Worker includes:

  • To carry out needs led assessments of service users and their careers and to manage on a time limited or long term basis and meet performance targets
  • To complete financial assessment referral of service users, and support them to manage their financial affairs
  • To identify what needs the person may have and what outcomes they are looking to achieve to maintain or improve their wellbeing
  • To identify appropriate services to meet appropriate need, and negotiate contracts with providers
  • To provide care plans to service users in receipt of services from the department
  • To regularly monitor and carry out within guidelines of the Community Care Act timely 6 weeks/12months reviews of services provided to service users within allocated caseload
  • To update care plans following reviews, and negotiate care packages with service providers

Requirements of a Hospital Discharge 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 £30.00 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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