QSW - Hospital Integrated Discharge Team

Social Care
up to £35 Per Hour
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. 


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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