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Social Worker, Discharge to Assess, Lewisham

  • Job reference: swdischarge2201lewis
  • Location: Lewisham, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Social Worker, Discharge to Assess, Lewisham

We are currently recruiting for an Experienced Adults Social Worker in Lewisham, South East London .

About the service:
*The service is an integrated multi-disciplinary service which provides rehabilitation and support to adult Lewisham residents to return them to an optimum level of function after an admission to hospital.
*The residents are 18 or older - although the average age of people is 80
*Referrals are made by wards to the Discharge to Assess team (D2A team).
*If the patient requires bed based rehabilitation the D2A team liaise with the ward and the bed based unit to ensure that the patients discharge to there is as smooth as possible.
*If the plan is for the patient to return home the D2A team assist with the discharge arrangements and visit the patient soon after they have arrived home. Following an assessment to ensure that the patient is safe they then decide which pathway the patient should go onto: no further input, assessment for a permanent package of care, enablement care team (ECT) or supported discharge (including stroke early discharge)

You will be working 36 hours a week and hoping to start ASAP.

This is a 3/6 month contract with a chance of extension.

Requirements for this role:
*Qualified Social Worker with SW England registration
*Connected Carer / Special Guardianship Order experience
*1 years+ post qualifying experience in the relevant team

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including -
*£150 Registration Bonus (paid after 4 weeks in the role)
*Free Umbrella service through Arch Umbrella
*£250 a year towards any work related training you would like to undertake
*Costs covered for your SW England registration renewal (50% paid at time of renewal and remaining 50% paid the following year when due for renewal again, you must be working for us to claim this benefit)

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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