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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/07/2018 23:59
£25,463 - £32,233
Hours per week:
37 Hours Per Week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
24 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Reference: R0000043

Department: Social Care

Service Area: Adult Social Care

Salary: £25,463 - £32,233

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contractual Status: Permanent

The Hospital Social Work Team provides a social work service to Adults and Older People in the Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland areas, working with service users and their carers during the discharge planning process.

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Social Worker with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience to work as a ward based social worker in the Older People’s medicine wards at James Cook University Hospital (wards 11 and 12). Both wards have 24 beds and care for older people who are acutely unwell. Many of the patients on these wards will have a diagnosis of dementia along with complex medical problems and long term conditions. The wards pride themselves on delivering co-ordinated, person-centred care.

This is an exciting time to be part of the Trust’s friendly and forward thinking team in addition to being a part of an experienced and supportive social work team.

The role will involve:

Providing a social work service to residents of Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland.
Liaising with allocated social workers and other local authorities to facilitate discharge planning.
Working as part of the ward team and participating in the daily handovers/board rounds.
Promoting the social work role and sharing knowledge of service provision and resources with other members of the ward team.
Being involved in exciting initiatives happening at present which include the roll out the Trust’s Frailty Strategy.

The successful candidate will:

Have sound assessment and care management skills
Be able to work in a busy environment and to tight time scales
Be committed to multi-disciplinary working
Be proactive and innovative in identifying patients requiring social work support on discharge

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals (CSS, CQSW, DipSW, Degree in Social Work). Applicants should also be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Health and Care Professions Council.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Check.

For further details and to apply online please visit https://middlesbrough.gov.uk/current-vacancies.

Closing date: 24th July 2018 at 12 midnight

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