Hospital Social Worker

Lancashire, Lancashire

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW348588_1549970619
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-02-12
  • Location: Lancashire, Lancashire
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-13
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Adult Social Worker to join a Hospital Team within the Lancashire area.

Responsible for undertaking effective and personalised assessments and re-assessments of need for new and existing service users and carers in accordance with Fair Access to Care Services eligibility criteria, while ensuring their full participation in the process.

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 for clients in Hospital to determine eligibility and 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
  • To ensure all documentation is of high quality and accessible to relevant stakeholders and that service users and carers are routinely kept informed
  • To actively assist with safeguarding adult enquiries, assessing, analysing and managing risk and devising multi-agency safeguarding adult plans

Requirements of a Social Worker:

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

Salary: Up to £17.52 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 Social Worker

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