Adult Social Worker Hospital Team

  • Location

    Hertfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    £26.00 - £26.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sarah Abney

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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OneTrue are recruiting for a committed Adult Social Worker Hospital Team to work full time with Local Authority Hertfordshire County Council. The ideal applicant will have previous experience working in the same or a similar service, be very dedicated, personable and willing to contribute positively to the team and service to ensure the best and most appropriate outcomes are delivered. Applicants must have previous experience working with UK statutory services and hold valid HCPC registration.


The advertised pay rate for this Adult Social Worker Hospital Team role is £26 (Umbrella Company) per hour and is an ongoing contract.



Choose OneTrue for the market leading locum package


· Free DBS and compliance service

· Access to roles first increasing chances of selection for interview

· Discounted FCSA Umbrella company rates (£10 per timesheet) available

· Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK

· "Placement Continuity Bonus" of £250 per 500 hours worked

· "Referral Bonus" £250 for each referral you make that achieves 100 hours in placement through OneTrue


Requirements of the Adult Social Worker Hospital Team Vacancy


· Degree or equivalent in social work

· Current HCPC registration

· Significant senior level frontline experience within the relevant specified field.


Specific Role Information


Hertfordshire County Council are looking for 6 x Social Workers to join their Watford General Hospital team based at the Hospital itself.


This is a fast paced, highly pressurised environment - candidates will need to be able to work at a fast pace and be assertive within their nature whilst maintaining a professional attitude.


Experience of working with multidisipliary teams would be ideal as candidates will be working closely with the trust to expedite timely discharges by keeping service users at the centre of all activities to assess, care manage, commission and review needs to facilitate a safe and timely discharge. Knowledge of CHC, Mental Capacity and Delayed discharge act would be advantageous.


Sound IT skills essential.


Must have excellent communication and negotiation skills, good standard of written English and the ability to prioritise workload as well as a sound grasp of relevant legislation and knowledge of personalisation and safeguarding agenda's.




Previous hospital experience is essential. At present social workers within this team are receiving 2-3 referrals a day.


Must be adaptable in their way of working and be capable of working under pressure, must work well in a team as well as on own initiative.


Person Specification


QSW with older adults experience Hospital experience Sound IT skills essential.


Personal Attributes


Ability to work under pressure at a fast pace. Candidates must be physically able to handle the demands of the Hospital not just work related, but also in relation to car parking - within Watford General the staff car park is up a steep incline and quite a distance from the office base.


Special Conditions


Candidates are required to start ASAP, candidates must be a car driver





The Adult Social Worker Hospital Team vacancy is managed by Sarah Abney, if you are interested in applying for this position, please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.