Team: Hospital Discharge Service
Directorate: Adult Social Care, Health and Housing
Job Family: Supporting CBG10
Salary: £30,744 - £32,220 per annum pro rata + £6,000 MRS per annum pro rata
Hours: 37 Hours
Base: Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Lewsey Rd, Luton LU4 0DZ
Closing Date: Rolling Advert Through August 2019 – applications reviewed upon receipt
In Adult Social Care, we want every person in Central Bedfordshire to have responsive, customer-focused care and support. As a Hospital Social Worker, you’ll be at the heart of our Better Care Fund developments whilst supporting our residents to leave hospital safely. Join us and find your greatness in supporting vulnerable people to be safe, well and as independent as possible.
Our Hospital Discharge Service provides Assessment and Case Management across all client groups. We are committed in supporting our customers to leave both acute and non-acute hospital settings with timely and safe integrated discharge planning. Central Bedfordshire has a number of positions to support our customers when admitted to the multiple hospitals services that serve our Council area.
The service works in close partnership with other health and care systems and through Integrated Operations, we work alongside our Community Health Service provider to deliver a multi-disciplinary approach to Integrated Health & Social Care. The working week of 37 hours is spread across 7 days.
Working for us, you can expect to be valued for your positive and dynamic practice, be assisted to continue to develop as a practitioner within a supportive learning environment and operate within a solution focused ‘can do’ culture. Your contribution in helping us to succeed could enable you to discover your greatness
You will have significant Health and/or Social Care experience, including multi-disciplinary and inter agency working. Your ability to transfer your skills will help us achieve our goal in the delivery of excellent person-centred approaches. You will value the impact of sound evidence-based practice and understand that best practice results in best value. You will know the importance of enabling people to be supported to be as independent as possible for as long as possible and that having a strong connection with their local communities can make a real difference to people's lives and overall wellbeing.
If you have a social care qualification and are passionate about working in and alongside acute hospital trusts and non-acute health services and want to be part of a team delivering a responsive, flexible and resilient service underpinned by a caring, compassionate and confident operating culture, then we want to hear from you.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work.
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Maureen Sheridan on 0300 300 6411 or at Maureen.firstname.lastname@example.org Anthony Prior at Anthony.email@example.com
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: Recruitment at firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this role you will expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies detailed within this Recruitment Pack: Hospital Social Worker
Safeguarding (For DBS posts only):
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.
If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx