Hospital Social Worker

North London, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW5086437_1551716156
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-03-04
  • Location: North London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-05-03
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A great opportunity has arisen for Adult's Social Worker to join a Hospital Team within South London.

To carry out assessments doe 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.

The responsibilities of an Adult's Social Worker includes:

  • To manage a caseload of people with care and support needs and carers with support needs
  • Undertake Safeguarding Enquiries in accordance with Care Act 2014 duties
  • Apply the Mental Capacity Act and undertake capacity assessments
  • 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 an Adult's Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent with experience of working in integrated health and social care
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £28.00 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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