Qualified Social Worker, Adults, Hospital

Job Title:
Healthcare & Medical
Job Type:
London City
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
Job Ref:

Medicare First is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full time working within a adults hospital team based in London. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in adult services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum social worker job is up to £30 per hour and is an initial 3 month contract.

* Carrying out Needs Assessments relating to timely hospital discharges
* FACE assessments
* Devising care plans to meet identified needs
* Carrying out reviews
* Supervising set-up of Community Alarm Systems
* Onward referrals to CAB (citizen advice bureau), Income Maximisation Service, Community Rehabilitation Teams etc.
* Participating in Multidisciplinary Team Meetings and Ward Meetings
* Home visits
* Joint home visits with Occupational Therapists
* Liaising with GP surgeries, district nurses, rehabilitation facilities and other professionals
* Writing risk assessments
* Liaising with housing associations/Council to facilitate rehousing to sheltered accommodation

Requirements of the social worker:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- experience within adult services
- 2 years post qualified experience

Benefits of working with Medicare First:

- Your own personal consultant
- Regular meetings and visits with your consultant
- Quick and Easy Registration Process
- An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral

If this sound like a role for you then please Apply today, alternatively for more information call Naomi on (Apply online only)

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