QSW - Hospital Integrated Discharge Team

Reference:
MT230617
Sector:
Social Care
Salary:
up to £35 Per Hour
County:
Kent
Contract Type:
Full Time

Evergood Associates are currently supporting our client based in Medway in recruiting for an experienced and Qualified Social Worker to join their Hospital Integrated Discharge Team. 

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

  • To contribute to the delivery of highly effective Adult's Services in an efficient manner; taking responsibility for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision, dependent upon the complexities of these cases and the social worker’s experience.
  • The post holder will adhere to and uphold the codes of conduct set out by Medway Council, the HCPC and The College of Social Work.
  • To work with vulnerable adults and families/carers to support vulnerable service users ensuring the needs of the vulnerable remain paramount.
  • To assess, plan and use evidence based analytical practice to implement and evaluate safeguarding measures to ensure all adults are given the opportunity to maximise and maintain their independence.
  • To work to a structured time management practice; submitting reports, assessments and plans within regulated timescales.
  • To co-ordinate, and take a lead role in, multi-professional/agency core groups and other professional meetings.
  • To be competent in all areas of the Skills and Competency framework for Social Workers.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • HCPC Registration
  • Current Enhanced DBS
  • A recognised professional Social Work Qualification – eg Degree in Social Work, DipSW, CQSW or equivalent
  • Full driving licence (valid for use in the UK) and access to a car

Experience

  • Demonstrable experience of working as a qualified social worker and understanding of adult protection, mental capacity and best interests (20% weighting)
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of relevant legislation, statutory guidance, standards and procedures relating to Adult Social Care (10% weighting)
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of National Policies and development relating to Adult’s Social Care policy areas and the impact on children and their families
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of relevant theoretical frameworks, practice models, research findings and the application of psychological and human development theories
  • Knowledge and experience as set out in the Skills and Competency Framework for Social Workers

Working with Evergood Associates offers you a number of benefits including:

  • Your own dedicated specialist consultant
  • Access to the widest variety of social work jobs across local authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
  • Reliable Payroll run on a weekly basis
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • £150 recommend a friend scheme

If you would like to find out more, apply for this position or enquire about similar roles please call Mark Thompson on 01992 513 777 ext 3 or send your CV and contact details to Mark.Thompson@evergoodassociates.co.uk