Social Worker - Hospital Discharge Team – Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

We adopt a ‘name blind’ approach to shortlisting. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details, until a shortlisting decision has been made - please note that this also includes any CV uploaded. Equality monitoring information is not accessible by recruiting managers at any stage.
Kirklees
Adults & Health
Adults Social Care Operation
37 hours
Numerous
Across Kirklees
Permanent
8-10
£27,852 - £36,298
You will be entitled to a retention payment of £1500 per year which will be spilt into two payments, in December and June. You become eligible for the payment after 6 months employment and successful completion of your probationary period.

You will be entitled to a retention payment of £1500 per year which will be spilt into two payments, in December and June. You become eligible for the payment after 6 months employment and successful completion of your probationary period.

This job is based at the Hospital Team, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Acre Street, Lindley, Huddersfield, HD3 3EA  but you may be required to work at other locations as and when required.

You must have completed ASYE as appointment will be made as a Level 2 or Level 3 Social Worker at Grade 9 or 10: £28,226 - £34,373

Working in Social Care is a challenging and rewarding job.  With your help people can remain independent for longer and have choice and control.  In Kirklees we aim to deliver high quality personalised services.

Do you feel that you can work to deliver the outcomes of personalisation?

You will be part of a busy team which works closely with the multi-disciplinary team to facilitate timely and safe discharges from hospital.

The work is varied and challenging, but the role is key to ensure people achieve their outcomes.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience Hospital Social Work and enhance your professional development.

You will be working with adults and carers to deliver Self-Directed support and Self-Assessment as well as safeguarding, adopting a positive approach to risk.

There will be a strong focus upon your own personal professional development to enhance your skills and practice.  Our aim is to develop confident and competent practitioners, thereby supporting better outcomes for people we work with and equipping you with real and transferable skills for the future.

Do you hold a Social Work England recognised professional social work qualification and registered with SWE?

Travel is an essential part of this job and therefore it would be extremely difficult for you to do your job effectively if you did not use a car for all or most of the time.  It is essential that you hold a full and valid driving licence and it is expected that you will either use a council vehicle or your own car.

This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email: jobs@kirklees.gov.uk or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

31 December 2022, 11:55 PM

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.