£30 Hospital Social Workers - Frimley Park, Surrey

  • Job Reference: MM - Frimley
  • Date Posted: 31 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: South East England
  • Salary: £29.00 to £30.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Work > Qualified Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 03 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking experienced QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKERS to fill full time roles in FRIMLEY PARK HOSPITAL, SURREY. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of ADULTS Services.

The salary for these locum Social Care positions is £30 Per Hour (Umbrella Rate) and is initially a 3 month contract with potential for extension.

Requirements of the role

We are looking for candidates who have experience of working within a busy Adults statutory service

Hospital Discharge Team at Frimley Park Hospital, Frimley, Surrey requires locum social workers. Required to use professional knowledge to assess, monitor and review social care needs of individuals, relatives and carers and to arrange the provision of appropriate care services. The work involves a significant amount of admin (50%), can be stressful, requires lone working, may involve coping with emotional clients and relatives. Must have significant knowledge, experience and specialist communication skills to gather information and make a full assessment of the risks, protection and social care needs of individuals, carers and families. Must be capable of devising individual care plans based on needs and risks and take appropriate action, in conjunction with other agencies, to protect vulnerable people. Required to manage an agreed case load, offer support and guidance and monitor, review and reassess care packages/services to ensure continued effectiveness. Must be able to use paper and computerised case recording systems, produce reports and capture and analyse information. Some knowledge of care benefits, fees and allowances would be helpful. Must hold a Social Work qualification and be registered with a relevant professional body. Must be able to assess risks, needs and information, and recognise problems. Understand philosophies, professional social work issues and the legal framework underpinning care services. Must be computer literate and have basic numeracy skills.
To be based at Frimley Park Hospital to support hospital discharges.

Contact Us:
If you are interested in this Qualified Social Work position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our social work team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:
Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.
We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.
We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:
Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The post-qualifying experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.