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Social Worker - 1 x permanent and 1 x Fixed term contract for 23 months - FAW/53/17 - Jobs

Vacancy type
1 x Permanent and 1 x Fixed term contract for 23 months, 37 hours per week
Hospital Discharge Team

37 Hours per week

Grade 7 / 8*

£25,951 - £29,323* - *£33,437  (*Review bar)

Dependent upon qualifications and experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Hospital Discharge Team. The service provides short term assessment and planning for residents of Warrington who have been admitted to ‘Warrington & Halton Hospital Trust,’ needing an assessment to determine eligibility for services in accordance with the Care Act 2014, to facilitate safe and timely discharges from Hospital.

As part of a multi-disciplinary service the role involves increasing the independence of vulnerable service users and where appropriate taking responsibility for their safety as well as their wellbeing, in line with Warrington’s safeguarding policy. To complete assessments of need and working with service users, their carers, family and other professionals to identify and develop packages of support. To provide information to service users and carers regarding services, financial contributions, welfare benefits, legislative entitlement and sign post to other agencies where appropriate.   

You will possess excellent care management skills and be able to prioritise work.  You will have the ability to work well under pressure.  You will have excellent IT skills as all recording is electronic. You would be supported by management and colleagues and would in turn be supportive towards other team members.

An Enhanced DBS clearance will be required.

Current registration with the Health & Care Council (HCPC)

For an informal discussion, please contact  Donna Reynolds (Team Manager) on 01925 662051.

Click here for further information and to apply.


Grade 7 / 8* £25,951 - £29,323* - *£33,437 (*Review bar)
Closing Date
Wednesday 21 March 2018