Social Worker - Hospital Discharge

Location Cardiff
Salary £31 - £32.50 per hour

You will be joining an experienced and supportive integrated discharge team, working in a fast paced environment to affect timely discharges from hospital.

  • Deputising, where necessary, for Manager in meetings.
  • Ability to plan strategically
  • Knowledge of legislation framework governing Delayed Transfer of Care (DTOC)
  • Experience of supervising staff, as this will be a key element of the role.
  • Excel skills beneficial
  • Knowledge of Care First preferred although training will be given
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to effectively chair meetings
  • Knowledge of discharge planning in hospital setting
  • Excellent assessment skills
  • Ability to work with a wide range of professionals championing the voice of the adult at all times.
  • Candidates must have a sound knowledge of Social Services and Well-Being Act, Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and The Human Rights Act
  • Committed to working in a strength based, person centred way.