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Adults Qualified Socialworker

Worcester, Worcestershire, England
£ 23.26 - 23.26 Per hour
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
9 May 2019
12 Jun 2019

Job Description

To take part in the link worker role by carrying out bedside assessments and arranging packages of care for safe discharges.

To be part of the duty rota system covering several days a week in the hospital setting and responding to referrals as and when received.

Overseeing and monitoring the discharge of patients from acute hospitals, to ensure that any delays are fed back to the office/providers and chased daily

To continue to develop and maximise the benefits of links with services provided in the NHS, voluntary and private sectors to ensure that customers receive the best possible support at the earliest stage

To make decisions regarding the referral of cases to appropriate services and clinicians to best meet individual need.

Provide formal supervision, advice and support to the acute team to ensure that effective and sound decisions are made

To manage systems that ensure risks to vulnerable adults are minimised

Ensure that a customer focused service is provided, monitor and resolve customer problems and improve customer satisfaction

To work with the managers to continue to develop working relationships with hospital and other health services to provide clients with an integrated service.

Contribute to the management of daily “Fit list” and “Alamac” discharge monitoring tool, as the management control systems used for all health and local authority partners.

Play a role in the joint discharge processes with AFA and LT teams.

Support in the management of team members to identify and direct in cases of safeguarding, Best Interest, and Capacity assessments and to liaise appropriately with the Safeguarding and DOLS team. Managing Self and Personal Skills Main Duties and Responsibities

Ensure continued professional development record is maintained

Develop professional networks to achieve your personal work objectives. Providing Direction

Understand the environment in which the service operates

To work with TM and ATM to develop and implement service improvements to meet high volume of referrals, specifically to manage the prioritisation process for all incoming work

To promote equality as an integral part of the role and to treat everyone with fairness and dignity. Facilitating Change

Work with the team to adapt to changing circumstances and provide innovative services that meet needs of customers Working with People

Provide professional support on a day to day basis to Hospital Discharge Team, a combination of qualified social workers and case coordinators.

Support the ATM in ensuring these staff receive induction, supervision and appraisal

Support in managing the performance of staff on a day to day basis through implementation of Council policies and procedures – especially those relating to Safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act Using Resources

To ensure that the team use resources effectively by making appropriate judgements regarding the provision of information, advice, dealing with simple short term interventions and referring to other teams

Promote the use of technology in the service

To recognise health and safety is a responsibility of every employee, to take reasonable care of self and others and to comply with the WBC Health and Safety policy and any service-specific procedures / rules that apply to this role. Achieving Results

Build on the organisation’s understanding of its market and customers and how they complement and affect the services you are responsible for.

To improve West Berkshire Council’s performance in relation to Delayed Transfers of Care. 

Promote equality as an integral part of the role, treating everyone with fairness and dignity. 

Comply with WBC health and safety policies, procedures and rules, taking reasonable care of self and others.  Adhere to the standards set out in the WBC competency framework

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Ref: Worcestershire

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