Social Worker - Hospital Discharge Team

Location Doncaster
Job type Contract
Salary £28 per hour
Contact Leon Ali
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Reference 167682

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading and award winning recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time based in Doncaster, within the Hospital Discharge Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £28 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.


  • Provide discharge facilitation services within the Integrated Discharge Team based at Doncaster Royal Infirmary or in peoples’ own homes
  • Provide a high quality, integrated, effective social work service to adults and carers in accordance with the Care Act 2014 statutory requirements, Mental Capacity Act 2005, local policy, procedure and guidance
  • Assessing patients’ needs to ensure a safe, timely discharge from the hospital setting
  • Work in a busy environment and skills in organisation prioritising work and a flexible approach are essential along with excellent recording skills meeting GDPR requirements
  • Undertaking holistic, strengths based assessments with adults, carers and families to help them make informed choices and decisions, enabling them to clarify and express their needs, manage risk and contribute to service planning
  • Provide written and verbal records and reports which are concise, factual and informative based on analysis of evidence which can be used within the legal context and where necessary give evidence in court in relation to care or other proceedings
  • Use evidence based practice and a strengths based conversation to identify need and take appropriate action which is outcome focused
  • Support discharge from the acute setting to assess in peoples’ own homes for longer term needs or similar settings after discharge

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Adults’ Services
  • Be able to work autonomously using initiative to manage own complex caseload

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place after 100 hours of work has been completed
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support with a specialist safeguarding team
  • In-house payroll system
  • Free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine


This Social Worker job is advertised by Leon Ali; if you are interested in this position please click above 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.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.