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Qualified Social Worker - Adults Hospital Team

  • Location

    Isle of Wight, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £39.00 - £40.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

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  • Job ref:

    Ben - Adults IOW_1619103926

  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Qualified Social Worker, to work as part of Adult Social Care at St Mary's Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight. We require a qualified social worker to complete Hospital Discharges undertaking Care Act style assessments in line with new legislation regarding COVID-19 for people who have been discharged from hospital under discharge to assess criteria. Worker needs to be based on the Isle of Wight for this post all week. You will be required to work 5 days per week Monday - Thursday, 8.30am until 5pm and Friday 8.30am until 4.30pm = 37 hrs The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the role and the complexity of the work undertaken to achieve the best outcomes. * Clear experience and operational knowledge of working in a busy and pressurised front-line team * Have a clear understanding of and experience working with Adult Social Care statutory duties under the Care Act 2014, Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and other primary legislation and guidance including Continuing Health Care. * To demonstrate person centred working * To facilitate and support individuals to complete a needs assessment using a strengths-based approach, which focuses on the skills and abilities, considers their networks of support both within families and the wider community. * See working under pressure as a challenge. * Work well within a multi-agency team. * To be able to record to a high standard and evidence base work