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Qualified Social Worker - Discharge Team

Qualified Social Worker - Discharge Team

  • Location

    Somerset, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £33 per hour + Negotiable + Depending on Experience

  • Contact:

    Joe Hilton

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Qualified Social Worker - Somerset County Council - Hospital Discharge Team - Up to £33ph!

Social Worker required to support discharge team within Sedgemoor and West Somerset. The Social Worker will be linked mainly to Minehead community hospital which is a 19 bed unit.

This will be to work alongside another social worker supporting discharges.

They will be expected to carry out timely assessments, gain funding authorisation to support care planning and facilitate discharge.

They will be expected to attend two weekly PDF meetings at the hospital to discuss all patients within the hospital and represent ASC. Some work will be complex and require MCA, BI decisions including at times court of protection work.

They will need to be confident with systems as there will be an expectation to record on both ASC and Health systems. The role is for six months initially. Ideally they will be located in the area and readily available to attend the hospital as and when needed outside the PDF times.

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.