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Hospital Discharge Social Worker

  • Job reference: EN910aswh
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Cardiff Council currently has a vacancy available for a social worker to join the hospital discharge team based in the University Hospital of Wales. The position is full time and is available initially on a temporary basis for 3 months with a view to this being extended on a rolling basis.

In this role the successful candidate will be joining an experienced and supportive team, working in a fast paced environment to enable timely discharges from hospital.The qualities necessary for this role include excellent time management and prioritisation skills, the ability to effectively chair meetings, excellent assessment skills and the ability to work with a wide range of professionals championing the voice of the citizen at all times.

Candidates must have a sound knowledge of Social Services and the Well-Being Act, Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the Human Rights Act and must also be committed to working in a strengths based way.

The ideal candidate will have:
*Social work degree, or equivalent
*Social Work England or Social Care Wales registered
*Experience of working of supervising staff
*Experience of hospital discharge
*Full UK driving license and vehicle

The benefits of working with Eilidh at Service Care Solutions:
*You will receive a £150 joining bonus after completing 4 weeks of your first
assignment with us.
*Free umbrella service for new candidates.
*You will receive a dedicated and personal consultant with a vast knowledge of social
*We are a nationwide supplier of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities
which means we have a wide variety of exclusive roles based all over the country
*We provide frequent updates of new opportunities via text and email
*We have an expert payroll service which is processed twice a week

At Service Care Solutions we also offer a £250 bonus for referrals! If you think you know someone who would be ideal for this role and they are placed in the job you will then receive £250 at the end of their probationary period.

To apply for this role, or to refer someone else, then please do not hesitate to contact Eilidh at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email with your CV.