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Qualified Social Worker - D2A Surge Team

  • Location

    East Riding of Yorkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25 - £35 per hour + Depending on Experience

  • Contact:

    Joe Hilton

  • Contact email:

    joe@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    35

  • Salary low:

    25

  • Job ref:

    JOE_1632297894

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Qualified Social Worker - East Riding of Yorkshire Council - D2A Surge Team - Up to £35ph!

The role of the Social Worker is to be able to work as an autonomous professional, demonstrating expert and effective practice in complex situations. This role will be supporting the newly formed D2A Surge Team for adults across the East Riding of Yorkshire. During the Covid-19 pandemic, existing hospital discharge processes were rapidly reviewed to expedite hospital discharges and maintain flow. National guidance was clear that social care needs assessments should take place in a community setting and not during the hospital inpatient stay. East Riding of Yorkshire Council adopted new processes to implement this guidance including commissioning the Home First Support Service to support the Discharge to Assess (P1) process across a number of localities.

In order to ensure sufficient flow across the pathway and to enable those requiring long-term care following the D2A process / a period of reablement, it is important that subsequent assessments can take place in a timely way. Increased demand in the Community Wellbeing Teams has resulted in a number of stacked assessments and hence the Surge Team is being formed. This team will: complete all the stacked D2A Care Act assessments in the Community Wellbeing Teams; complete all outstanding assessments for people currently in receipt of the Home First Support Service (currently operational in Haltemprice, Holderness and Beverley localities); and complete all the new D2A Care Act assessments from the HUTH system (Hull University Teaching Hospital Trust) for the duration of the contract.

We require experienced Social Workers in Adult Social Care to undertake dynamic Care Act care and support assessments, support plans and risk assessments. The Social Worker should have working knowledge and experience of completing Mental Capacity assessments and the Best Interest Process.

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier to numerous local authorities throughout the UK giving us access to jobs before other agencies.
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • Option to be paid on either Wednesday or Friday.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

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.