Newly Qualified Social Worker - Adults

  • Location:

    Shropshire, England

  • Sector:

    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    £14.00 - £18.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mike Shaw

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Search Consultancy Ltd is currently looking for a Newly Qualified Social Worker to work on a Hospital Discharge Team in the Shropshire area. This position is on a contract basis starting as soon as possible.

Salary: Between £14 and £19 an hour depending on experience

Full time post for a newly qualified Social worker to assess early support discharge (D2A model) from Shropshire acute & community hospitals, this may include Out of County Hospitals. The candidate will assess level of care provision that has been procured by our Brokerage Department, to assist a period of re-enablement. The first assessment will be required to be undertaken within the first 48 hours, identifying length of stay and whether there is a need for ongoing services. The candidate will need assessment competences, good communication and interview skills be able to sign post with a community focus, and guide the service-users and families through the process. For long term care provision the candidate will need to complete strengths' approach Care Act assessment and apply for funding. Home from Hospital are a seven day service, with Admission Avoidance scheme operating 10-6pm, Sat & Sun 9.00-1pm with a clear focus of support a person within their own home with health and social care acute needs, for a short period of time. The post holder will need to be flexible to the service demand and be able to work at a very fast pace.

Why Search Consultancy Ltd?

Since our first office opened thirty years ago, we've built an enviable reputation for providing high quality recruitment service. The Health and Social Care division at Search Consultancy Ltd is one of the largest providers of temporary healthcare workers. Your dedicated consultant will provide advice and work with you to find the perfect job.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online or contact Mike Shaw at the Manchester office.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age