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Hospital Discharge Social Worker, Wandsworth

  • Job reference: hosp2503wandswor
  • Location: Wandsworth, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Hospital Discharge Social Worker, Wandsworth

I have an urgent role open for a Hospital Social Worker. The role is based in Teddington Memorial Hospital. This is to support during the Covid-19 crisis and continuous in order to manage the high number of cases.

The vacancy is full time (36 hours) and on a 3 month rolling contract.

About the team:
*The Richmond Response and Rehabilitation Team (RRRT) is an integrated health and social team comprising of social workers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and nurses. The role of the socials workers within the team is facilitate safe and timely discharge. As there is no acute Hospitals within the borough the socials workers are aligned to the main hospitals that Richmond residents attend: Kingston Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital.
*RRRT has strong links with both main hospitals and staff are able to work from various sites. Richmond SS has developed a Joint Assessment and Discharge Team with Kingston Hospital. Staff are rota-ed to work from Kingston within this team which focuses on supporting complex discharges and avoiding unnecessary delays. Richmond are currently placed number 1 in London in terms of DTOCs so the team has established processes.
*Health oversee all Reablement cases within the borough so social work staff also support those who following Reablement have been identified as having long-term needs. The Reablement work is generally managed by one staff member but if this is unmanageable due to high numbers going through the service, cases are allocated within the team.

To apply for this role you will need:
*A degree or Masters in Social Work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
*HCPC Registration
*1 years+ Hospital Social Worker Experience

Please not that we do have a £250 referral scheme if you do know of anyone else that may be interested (Detailed Below)

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including -
*A specialist consultant specific to you with a wide range of social work knowledge
*Excellent and competitive rates of pay
*An extensive range of exclusive Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Expert payroll service processed twice per week
*Frequent job updates sent to you exclusively to meet your requirements
*£250 bonus offered for referring a friend to any job role
*Loyalty Bonus Scheme granting access to our rewards website which includes free gifts such as televisions, mobile phones and more

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Nosheen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!

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