Transfer of Care Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
05/08/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/08/2020 23:59
Employment Location:
Peterborough City Hospital
Salary:
£31,371 to £34,788
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
103848
Closing date:
16 Aug
Further Information

We have a highly rewarding opportunity within the Transfer of Care Team in Peterborough City Hospital, where you will promote the independence of adults and older people in need of care services and their carers by assessing their needs, promoting reablement, providing equipment and support and arranging personal budgets or person centered care services for those with long term needs.


You will promote personalised care pathways ensuring choice and control for all eligible individuals; and work with others to influence and shape the local environment, to promote social inclusion and accessibility and ensure that identified needs are understood individually, by locality and fed into strategic commissioning.


Although challenging at times, supporting and helping families and adults will leave you feeling fulfilled, accomplished and proud.

About you

Our ideal candidate should be self-motivating, high achiever, dynamic and innovative; and able to work as part of a team, work under pressure and meet strict deadlines and targets.


It is crucial that you are able to work with complex or challenging cases with appropriate support and supervision - where there may be issues of vulnerability and risk and where crisis intervention may be required in compliance with health and safety policies.


We do ask that you have in-depth knowledge and understanding of social care legislation and regulation and how to interpret this in a modern context, including:

•Personalisation

•Eligibility criteria

•Safeguarding & MCA DoLS

•Multi-disciplinary complex casework

•CQC Care Standards


You should be educated to Dip SW or CQSW, must be registered with relevant body (e.g. SWE) or Foreign qualification where certified by General Social Care Council) and be willing to undertake further training.

If you think you could become an asset to the team, then please do not hesitate to get in touch. Apply today by downloading shortened application form and sending with your CV to socialcarejobs@peterborough.gov.uk

Interview will be scheduled for week commencing 24th August

Please note
This job is closed for applications.