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Newcastle City Council - Adults - Hospital

Newcastle City Council - Adults - Hospital

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £154 - £154.99 per day

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Our client, Newcastle City Council is looking for a social worker to join their Adults Hospital team.

  • Recognised Social Work Qualification, e.g. CQSW, CSS, DipSW, Degree in Social Work, or equivalent, with at least 3 to 4 years post-qualifying experience in field work or other related experience
  • Social work experience with adults in either a hospital or a community setting
  • Understanding of The Care Act (including adult safeguarding) and the Mental Capacity Act, and experience of applying the law to practice
  • Experience of assessing needs and planning cost-effective ways to meet needs
  • Experience of assessing and managing risk including supporting positive risk-taking as well as harm minimisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including case recording using electronic data information systems
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage a busy workload and adapt to daily operational demands
  • Awareness of the impact of ill health on adults and those closest to them, including carers
  • Ability to work collaboratively and supportively with other members of a team
  • Ability to work constructively as part of multi-agency teams
  • Knowledge of NHS Continuing Healthcare

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.