Ref. 62685

Social Worker – Hospital Discharge Team

  • Location: Basingstoke, England
  • Salary: £35 - £35 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are looking for 1 Hospital Discharge Social Worker to work for Hampshire County Council.This position is full time (37 hours per week) and is paying £35 per hour. 

In this role as a Hospital Discharge Social Worker, you will be ensuring that citizen’s with care and support needs receive community care and support in accordance with the Care Act 2014. As an experienced Social Worker, you will be responsible for ensuring the safe and timely discharge from hospital.

The Role:

To complete Best Interests Assessments under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards legal framework.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with a team of Social Workers, case coordinators and health professionals
  • Promote and maintain independence for vulnerable adults
  • Assist and participate in the management of the duty service and carry out screening of assessment notices to determine the appropriate discharge pathway
  • To manage complex discharges; identify and carry out Mental Capacity Assessments and chair best interest meetings
  • Complete a strength based assessments to implement person centred support plans
  • Protect adults at risk of abuse in accordance of Manchester City Council Safeguarding Policy, the Care Act 2014 and Making Safeguarding Personal
  • Have knowledge of discharge to assess pathways
  • Have knowledge of the CHC process
  • Skilled report writing

Applicant Requirements:

  • Experience: 2+ years working in a similar role.
  • Compliance: Up to date DBS/SWE Registration
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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