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Adult Social Worker Post Hospital Review Team

  • Location

    Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    Up to £26.00 per hour + Umbrella

  • Contact:

    Sarah Abney

  • Contact email:

    sarah.abney@onetruefuture.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JO-1811-1634_1542974459

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-23

  • Startdate:

    29/11/2018

  • Consultant:

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OneTrue are recruiting for a committed Social Worker to work full time within the Post Hospital Review Team based in Hemel Hempstead. 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 pay rate for this Social Worker role is £26.00 (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 Social Worker

* Degree or equivalent in social work

* Current HCPC registration

* Hospital discharge experience

* Strong assessment skills

* Ability to work under pressure

* Must be a car driver with access to own transport,

 

Specific Role Information

Hertfordshire County Council are looking for Social Workers to join their new Post Hospital Review Team (previously discharge support team) based in Apsley 1.

 

Pay Rate:

LTD/UMBRELLA: £26 p/h

PAYE (inc. pensions): £20.36

 

The Service supports an integrated approach to managing the care of people who require support upon discharge from hospital, so the role will involve working alongside occupational therapists, community care officers, health colleagues and care providers.

 

You will be required to review support packages of people discharged from hospital on our various enablement pathways, including carrying out assessment of need and setting up longer-term packages for those requiring on-going support. You will also need to undertake safeguarding activity if required.

 

You will need to be HCPC registered and have knowledge and experience of relevant legislation. You will have the ability to undertake innovative assessments and care planning with individuals, carers and their personal support networks.

 

We promote personalisation focusing on the wellbeing of the individual. Through care planning we strive for increased independence, choice and control by enable people to direct their own support. You will gain extensive experience in the field of adult social care, safeguarding practice and multi-disciplinary working.

 

You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to supporting people with the right care and information at the right time to help prevent future need, enable independence and promote positive wellbeing that will empower people to live the lives they want to.

 

The post will require you to visit service users in the community to undertake reviews, so a driving licence is essential as is the ability to respond to situations quickly and flexibly.

 

To improve outcomes for service users, the Integrated Discharge Service supports a 7 day Hospital Discharge service. The post will be asked to be part of the service-wide rota to provide cover on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays once every eight weeks and will receive days off during the weeks before and after. There will be opportunities for you to discuss this at interview.

 

Contact

The Social Worker 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.