Experienced Social Worker

Location Devon
Salary £34.00 - £36.50 per hour

We currently require a Social Worker (inpatient) to be based in Moorland View Ward at North Devon District Hospital. Full time position from 9-5 Monday-Friday. Start date: ASAP. The worker will be needed upto March 2022, however this will be reviewed on a 3-monthly basis. Duties: Undertaking Social Care Assessments to support hospital discharge under the Care Act 2014 and S117 of the Mental Health Act. This will include creating social care action plans and applications to panel for funding and any related safeguarding work if necessary. The post will sit within the North and Mid Devon Social Care Team and line management, peer support, supervision and allocations will come via this team. Attendance at ward MDT’s – Ward Rounds and other related ward/discharge meetings. They will have access to Multi-disciplinary Team input and support from both the social work team and the ward teams but be line managed by a dedicated social work / social care team manager. The majority of the working week will be spent on the ward supporting discharges.