Qualified Social Worker, Wiltshire Council, Hospital
Your new company
Wiltshire Hospital Discharge Service are looking to recruit an Experienced Social Worker to join their busy team in West Wiltshire. If you are a qualified Social Worker looking for somewhere to thrive then why not consider Wiltshire Councils Hospital Discharge Service where they employ qualified, experienced, enthusiastic and committed people. The team is a small and enthusiastic team that work together to achieve safe and timely transfers of care and support patients already discharged from hospital to Discharge to Assess beds in the community.
Your new role
You will hold a caseload and undertake complex assessments to facilitate discharges from both the acute hospital setting and D2A, as well as undertaking the Investigating Officer role in safeguarding cases. Knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Care Act 2014 is essential and you will have experience in applying these legislative frameworks, as well as supporting others to apply the principles of the Act(s). As a team, they are keen to work on the basis of ‘Home First’ always striving to support the customer to return to their own home on discharge wherever possible.
What you’ll need to succeed
You will have 2 years post qualification experience in a social care setting and have extensive professional development since qualifying and be qualified to a DipSW level or equivalent and registered as a social worker with Social Work England.
What you’ll get in return
Flexible working hours allowing you to work from home 3 – 4 days a week, 25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days after 5 years with the ability to purchase an extra 20 days annual leave. Regular supervision, support, and appraisal with free Parking at each of their hubs, as well as at a dozen other sites across Chippenham, Trowbridge, and Salisbury. You’ll receive a work Laptop from day one, be part of an excellent Local Government pension scheme and also have access to Wiltshire Rewards.
What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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