Gloucestershire Royal Hospital Social Worker SW7742

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: South West
  • Role: Rolling temp contract
  • Salary: to £32per hour
  • Reference: SW7742
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SW Locums are looking to recruit a Qualified Social Worker with Continuing Health Care (CHC) Framework Experience. Our client has an excellent opportunity to join a team of experienced Adult’s Social Workers based in Gloucester Royal Hospital, but part of the wider Adult Social Care Acute (hospital) team. This role will involve working autonomously and with regular supervision, however there is an expectation of team working and supporting across the general hospitals (in Cheltenham and Gloucester) at times of increased demand.

We are looking for agency Social Workers with knowledge and experience of using the CHC Framework and who are competent and knowledgeable in all areas of Adult Social Care practice. You must have experience of working in a hospital setting and a sound and evidenced understanding of legislation and you will need to evidence continued professional development, to ensure your practice quality is constantly evolving.

Countywide travel will be expected as a part of this role therefore candidates must have the ability to travel throughout the county.

To be successful in your application you will have:

Experience of…

  • Working in a social worker position with adults, their families and carers, desirably in a statutory setting
  • Working with people with multiple complex needs and supporting them to live their best life, in line with statutory duties
  • Significant experience of undertaking assessments to form professional judgement, and of implementing plans in line with these judgements
  • Undertaking assessment and planning for safeguarding
  • Working with high risk situations, including safeguarding enquiries and other multi-agency risk management procedures
  • Managing fluctuating and complex workloads autonomously, seeking support where required
  • Routinely and effectively applying critical reflection and analysis to increasingly complex cases and situations

Knowledge, Skills and Understanding

  • Recognise the high level of confidentiality required in relation to people, their carers and families and help to manage sufficient security of such information, recognising and being able to justify and take appropriate action when the right to privacy is over – ridden by professional or legal requirements
  • A sound understanding and application of legislative frameworks underpinning adult social care, for example the Care Act, and the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the Human Rights Act
  • An understanding of statutory social work, including critical awareness of current issues and new evidence–informed practice research
  • A critical knowledge of the range of theories and models for social work intervention

Benefits of working with SW Locums:

  • You will receive the support and knowledge of your own personal experienced consultant 24/7
  • Free Enhanced DBS completed upon registration in a role
  • Unrivalled rates of pay
  • Fastest Payments available
  • Recommend a friend scheme – Receive up to £500 per successful referral*
  • Secure your own role? and place it via SW Locums to receive £350 for bringing the business to SW Locums
  • Free on-going training opportunities and funding upon placement

All placements via SW Locums are strictly undertaken following the governments guidelines on ensuring safety of all during the risk of Covid-19

*Terms and conditions are applicable to the recommend a friend and secure your own role scheme
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