Social Worker- Hospital Discharge - (Watford) Hertfordshire

Zoek Pin Hertford, Hertfordshire, England

£30 - £32/hour

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Social Worker- Hospital Discharge

Hertfordshire County Council are looking for 2 x Social Workers to join their Watford General Hospital team based at the Hospital itself. The workers are service user facing so there will be limited opportunity to work from home for this role, however where required workers can take work home if arranged within managers to do so.

This is a fast paced, highly pressurised environment - candidates will need to be able to work at a fast pace and be assertive within their nature whilst maintaining a professional attitude. Experience of working with multidisipliary teams would be ideal as they will be working closely with the trust to expedite timely discharges by keeping service users at the centre of all activities to assess, care manage, commission and review needs to facilitate a safe and timely discharge. Knowledge of CHC, Mental Capacity and Delayed discharge act would be advantageous. Supporting the discharge to assess process. Sound IT skills essential. Must have excellent communication and negotiation skills, good standard of written English and the ability to prioritise workload as well as a sound grasp of relevant legislation and knowledge of personalisation and safeguarding agenda's. Previous hospital experience is essential. Must be adaptable in their way of working and be capable of working under pressure and must work well in a team as well as on own initiative.

If you are interested in the role or would like further information please call Natalie at Caritas Recruitment.

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