Social Worker - Social Services and Housing
Our client’s in North Wales are recruiting for a Social Worker - Social Services and Housing - with proven experience of focussing on facilitating hospital discharges. Recent experience of attending MDTs, completing Best Interests assessments and supporting with CHC eligibility assessment – essential. Proven experience of working under Welsh legislation - essential.
Qualification – Essential
Degree in Social Work or CQSA, Dip SW, CSS
Care Council for Wales (Registration)
Fluency in either English or Welsh is required
Social Worker (HCPC registered)
Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential
Proven experience of Hospital social work with experience of delayed discharge cases
UK Recognised Social Work Qualification – e.g. Diploma in Social Work or CQSW.
Registration as a social worker with the General Social Care Council.
Experience of working as a social worker with Older People in Care Management and Planning
Currently working as a Social Worker in a hospital setting
Hands on knowledge of Key Legislation and responsibilities of the Local Authority including NHS and Community Care Act 1990, Community Care (Delayed Discharge) Act 2003 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Ability to make sound assessments within a multi-disciplinary context of the needs of vulnerable people
Experience of producing and implement appropriate care plans and maintain accurate reports.
Ability to maintain high personal and professional standards in relation to a pro-active approach to equal opportunities Achieving the highest possible quality of service in partnership with service users, carers, and other agencies.
Registered Enhanced / Standard DBS Disclosure within the last 12 months
Understanding and commitment to the Equal Opportunities policy
Our clients require references covering the last 5 years - essential
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy