Hospital Social Workers

£27,041 - £32,910 per annum
Beverley and surrounding area
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 6 December
Job reference
Job reference: ADLT000700
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The job itself

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Full time

Days of work: 7 day rota

Hours per week: 37

Service Area: Adult Services

Place of Work: Hospitals

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the East Riding Hospital Social Work Teams, working across a number of regional Hospital sites. The team have bases in the acute hospitals in York District Hospital, Scarborough General Hospital, Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital sites.

We have a number of permanent posts that have been created to support the Discharge to Assess model, supporting safe and timely discharges from Hospital and reducing lengthy delays in hospital by facilitating early discharges. The positions will be based within various hospitals throughout the East Riding, however you will designated to either the Team Covering York and Scarborough or Hull Royal and Castle Hill. There is also scope for in reach support to the designated Discharge Suites at Castle Hill and Bridlington Hospitals.

There is an expectation that this role will be to cover a 7 day service and that some weekend working will be a consideration for anyone applying for this role,

This is a fantastic opportunity for registered social workers to take a proactive role, expanding and developing their skills; and for newly qualified social workers to take the next step in their professional career within a well established local authority.

The role of social worker will be to work as an autonomous professional, demonstrating expert and effective practice in complex situations. This will include working with people and carers through the assessment process to identify, build and maintain family and social networks, to support and enable people and carers to actively stay well and independent, in line with strength based approaches a key in promotion of independence, wellbeing and choice. 

There is an expectation that you will have creative conversations with the people using services which focus on goal setting and outcomes. You must be a registered social worker with experience of adult social care settings. You must demonstrate a good knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and ability to work within the legislative framework of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the Human Rights Act. Knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults and working within safeguarding procedures is key to this role.

You must have excellent communication skills, the resilience to work under pressure and be flexible in your approach. Dependent on your experience, you will be required to undertake the formal supervision of unqualified staff.

This is an exciting time for adult social care, which is going through transformational change that will inspire the future of the people we work with.

We welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified social workers.

For further information please contact:-

Marianne Swaine - Team Manager Enhanced Hospital Team - 07790542873.

Stuart Logan –Team Manager Hull Royal Team Manager - 07974189924.

Closing date: 6th December 2020

Interview date: 17th and 18th December 2020

Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 218.23kb)

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Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)

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