Social Worker Hospital Discharge Team

Location Lancashire
Salary £19 per hour
  • Undertake high quality assessments, reviews and support plans for individuals
  • Knowledge of legislation relating to general social work practice.
  • Able to contribute to effective team working and to service delivery and work with management to identify service improvements. 
  • Experience undertaking CHC checklists/ DST under the NHS and continuing care Act guidance. 
  • Build and sustain relationships to work collaboratively with colleagues and external partners involved in service provision e.g health, housing, voluntary/ non statutory agencies and courts as required, whilst having confidence to constructively challenge and work creatively.
  • Work under pressure, manage their time flexibly, and prioritise and manage a caseload.
  • IT literate, experience in using manual and computer systems for record keeping.
  • Someone who can demonstrable an understanding and acceptance of the principles underlying equal opportunities and diversification and a commitment to achieving these. A ccommitment to equality & diversity. 
  • commitment to health and safety.

This is an essential car user post and the post holder is expected to be able to drive and have a car at their disposal. However in certain circumstances consideration may be given to applicants who as a consequence of disability are unable to drive. We offer a supportive framework, regular supervision with managers and opportunities to build on your existing skills and knowledge.