Adult Urgent Response Social Worker

  • Location

    Southwark, London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £23.23 - £24.07 per hour + Umbrella

  • Contact:

    Mark Tuvey

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:


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OneTrue are recruiting for a committed Social Worker to work full time within the Adults Urgent Response Team based in London Borough of Southwark. 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 £23.23 + £0.84 AWR (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

* Assessments

* Customer Focused

* Effective communicator

* Organised

* Report writing

* Risk management.


Specific Role Information

We have 2 x project social worker posts in our Urgent Response team for whom we are looking for flexible social workers who are prepared to work over a shift pattern which routinely includes 1 - 2 weekends a month and some evenings e.g. working from approx. 10.30am to 8pm.


PLEASE NOTE: This is not a traditional social worker post i.e. it does not require the candidate to hold a case load or carry out assessments under the Care Act 2014 but rather to use their transferrable assessment skills and work in a multidisciplinary team of nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and rehab support workers and carry out initial assessments for patients discharged from hospital in need of urgent care packages being set up and/or preventing acute hospital admissions by providing urgent intervention to set up care support to maintain vulnerable persons in the community and avoid hospital admission for social reasons.


Carrying out initial assessments to identify care and support needs and translate those into a care plan as well as assess if there is a need for any onward referral for equipment provision, nursing intervention, pharmacist support, physiotherapist review or occupational therapist assessment.


Participate in multidisciplinary team discussions about patients and plan their on-going intervention with the medical and therapy team.


Evaluating the initial assessment form and processes as this is a project post with scope to review and change post as necessary.


Note: post holder does not need to hold a complex case load or manage any safeguarding cases.



The Social Worker vacancy is managed by Mark Tuvey; 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.