Social Worker - Hospital Team

Location Wandsworth
Job type Contract
Salary £30 per hour
Contact Ashley McSheen
Call Ashley
Reference 166424

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Social Worker to work based in Wandsworth, within the Hospital Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker role is up to £30 per hour (Assignment rate) dependent on experience and is a 1-month contract.

Working Hours:

  • Service time: Monday - Saturday, 8am - 8pm service.
  • Front line staff work between 9am - 6pm on Monday - Friday and 9am - 5pm on Saturday.
  • Work pattern: Monday - Friday or Tuesday to Saturday, flexible to discuss work pattern in interview.
  • Hybrid mix - working from home and in the office (health and social care offices)

Main Duties:

  • Work alongside Wandsworth health partners to discharge patients within a timely and safe manner and jointly assess long term care needs once patient is at home.
  • Work with acute hospital trusts within a discharge to assess model (trusted assessor model).
  • Work with enablement – identify reablement goals and review progress when patient is at home with discharge to assess care.
  • Complex case management - lead work liaising with and coordinating partners involved in patients discharge to assess care, ensuring care is strengths based and patient is at the centre of care planning.
  • Duty - screen and scrutinise referrals, liaise with patients and hospitals to ensure patient is discharged in a timely and safe manner.
  • Care Act Assessments, care and support planning, funding requests and mental capacity assessments.
  • Safeguarding - screen to enquiry outcome stage.
  • CHC assessments – Participate in DSTs and subsequent long term accommodation decisions dependent on outcome of funding.
  • Patient contact: complete face to face home visits and visit hospitals to assess patients for complex patients if required. Full PPE provided.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.
  • Current Social Work England registration.
  • Recent post-qualifying experience within frontline social work.

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 Ashley McSheen; 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.