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DATE ADDED: Wed 24/10/2018

Adults Hospital Discharge Team - Social Worker

Durham, UK
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COMPANY: NONSTOP RECRUITMENT

JOB TYPE: Contract

Adults Hospital Discharge Team - Social Worker

NonStop's client, based in the North East of England, is looking for experienced Social Workers to join their Adults Hospital Discharge team.

Your Role:

This is a locum 3-6 month contract for Social Workers offering a position as part of a very stable team with strong leadership who are currently taking on a social worker who has experience working with adults and older people. The role will involve looking at hospital discharges, carer breakdown and other urgent work as well as short term rehabilitation and work to help vulnerable people live independently, and also help to prevent any avoidable hospital admissions.

The Local Authority are looking for social workers with at least 2-3 years post qualified experience within these areas and that can start straight away.

Benefits:

This employer is known for treating locum staff like perm also, offering training and keeping locum staff within their teams for long periods, even as long as 2-3 years, offering you the opportunity to up skill and job security as a locum within a region that is focused on filling teams entirely with permanent staff.

Part time Opportunities:

Part time requests will be considered for all posts, but not guaranteed. Contact for further details.

Tasks

  • Case Load Management
  • Complex Cases
  • Hospital Discharge Review
  • Understanding of the Care Act
  • Completing reviews and short term assessment
  • Community care and safeguarding assessments
  • Commission a range of services designed to minimise risks and improve the quality of life of service user
  • Reviewing residential, nursing home or day centre placements
  • Multi-agency working
  • Protecting vulnerable

Additional information:

The ad location show may not match the actual local authority but rather indicates that the role is within 30mile radius of that town/city. Contact to find out with authority it is.

Vastly experienced candidates may be considered for senior practitioner posts.

For more details click Apply Now or contact Brían Glancy on B.Glancy @ nonstop- [... Click Apply...] / [... Click Apply...]ext. 3393

And if you're open to working outside the North of England we have a number of roles offer +£35/hr

What NonStop Care offers:

  • Your own designated consultant and one point of contact
  • CV review service
  • Interview advice and preparation
  • Consultants with Social Work experience
  • A supportive team who can always deal with your queries
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