Advanced Social Worker Hospital Discharge

  • Location

    Clevedon, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    £28.22 - £29.07 per hour + Umbrella

  • Contact:

    Sam Wade

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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OneTrue are recruiting for a committed Advanced Social Worker to work full time within the Access and Hospital Support Team based in Clevedon. 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 Advanced Social Worker role is £28.22 + £0.85 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 Advanced Social Worker

* Degree or equivalent in social work

* Current HCPC registration

* Analytical

* Assessments

* Attention to detail

* Effective communicator

* Literate and numerate

* Organised

* Risk management

* Safeguarding protocols

* Team work

* Hospital discharge experience.


Specific Role Information

We are looking for a social worker with hospital discharge experience in North Somerset Council's Access and Hospital Support Team. We are a multi-disciplinary, integrated Health and Social Care team and have a wide remit to work with disabled adults.

We are a friendly and professional team that provide care management to North Somerset residents across the county. We work within the hospital environment servicing three acute trusts. We also support Discharge to Assess provided by out Health colleagues within the community. . The team also provides the Enablement Service, unique to North Somerset, which assists people who have recently moved into care homes to regain or maintain their independence within the community. Furthermore we are integrated with colleagues from the Health Service (North Somerset Community Partnership).

Role information/ Duties

We are a fast paced team and require a social worker with hospital discharge experience, who has excellent organisational and communication skills to be able to hit the ground running to support the team in facilitating safe and timely discharges.

In this local authority the hospital discharge team follows up discharges with a review (and support as needed) in the community. Due to North Somerset having many rural areas we require a car driver for this post.

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The Team is a health and social care multidisciplinary multi professional team. We pride ourselves on providing a high standard of Therapy intervention to people in order to maximise independence and decrease reliance on statutory services both immediately and in the long term. There are changes that the team need to implement at this time in order to provide the best outcomes for the cohort of people we work with and change management must be a passion for the candidate.


The candidate must be able to travel widely within North Somerset, be dedicated to continuing professional development. A very high standard of communication is required along with an aptitude for welcoming challenge in order to provide the best service for the residents of North Somerset.



The Advanced Social Worker vacancy is managed by Sam Wade; 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.