Qualified Social Worker

Posted 16 April 2024
Salary Up to £30 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameMikeala Osborn

Job description

Our client, Rochdale Council is looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Hospital Discharge team.

You will be expected to undertake statutory Social Work functions in line with the Care Act and the Mental Capacity Act. To undertake duties expected of Social Workers in line with the Professional Capabilities Framework

Our Hospital Discharge Flow Hub supports Rochdale residents with discharge arrangements, timely and safely to a suitable setting. We utilise various Discharge to Assess and re-ablement pathways to support individuals to maximise their independence away from the hospital setting, with a focus on discharge to the right place at the right time. The team is responsible for working with people to assess both the immediate and ongoing needs, in order to support a person in implementing their longer term care and support needs. The team is located within a central community based office but will support discharge planning across the various hospital sites in and out of the borough as part of a multi-agency team to facilitate effective, safe and timely discharges.

What are we looking for?

  • To give you a feel for the role, we have outlined some of the core skills and attributes we are looking for but you can also find out more detailed information about the role in the job description attached below.
  • You will be an effective multi-tasker with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.
  • You will be motivated and forward thinking, who can demonstrate professionalism and enthusiasm
  • You will be a team player
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You will have excellent ICT skills and be able to use a range of packages including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • You will have a real attention for detail and be able to maintain accurate and detailed records using both manual and electronic systems.
  • You will have experience and competence of completing assessments under the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act and undertaking S42 Safeguarding Enquiries.
  • Come, join us, and help us to take the next step on our journey of delivery for our residents.
  • We would love to hear from you

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.

Remedy Social Care is a APSCo 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.