Social Worker Hospital Discharge

Location Haringey
Salary £28.00 - £30.00 per hour

-----Hybrid working available-----
Act as a care coordinator and social worker with a number of people open to the services in
the team, carrying out Care Act, and initial assessments using the Care Programme
approach (CPA) determining eligibility, need, and the required level of care and support.
This will include where the persons needs can best be met for example using community
resources, day opportunities or a placement.
Devise care packages, by collating information and submitting outcome focused
assessment reports to the funding panel and liaising with the Brokerage team to identify
accredited providers.
Carry out complex person-centred assessments ensuring that all care offered is evidence
based and all interventions take into account of physical, cultural, psychological, spiritual
and age-related needs.
Prepare well written evidence-based reports.
Work closely and collaboratively with other members of the OPMHT, including other
services in Barnet Enfield and Haringey MH Trust, Acute Trusts and Local Authorities.
Build a strong partnership with voluntary sector organisations, community groups, social
enterprises and blue light services.
Ensure sound risk assessment of all service users to inform levels of care required and
which highlight risk to self and others
Work collaboratively with the In-patient mental health wards, Discharge Intervention team,
Housing and other service providers to assess peoples support needs and avoid
unnecessary delays in hospital discharges.
Ensure that people are safely discharged from hospital and there are no avoidable delays.
Support and advocate for service-users when they apply for benefits, Housing
Benefit and signpost to charitable organisations.