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Social Worker (Hospital Discharge)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/06/2021 23:59
£28,672, to £32,234/ £33,782 - £37,890 p.a. grade 9 pre progression/grade 11 post progression
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
At a Hospital Discharge Team base.
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Job details 

Closing date:
15 Jun

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Adult and Health Services
Adult Care

Social Worker
Hospital Discharge Team South
Fulltime Temporary until end June 2022 subject to the return of the substantive postholder

Salary : £28,672, to £32,234/ £33,782 - £37,890 p.a.
i.e. pre-progression grade 9 scp 24 - 28 post -progression grade 11 scp 30 -34


Applications are invited for the above temporary vacancy based within the Hospital Discharge South Team.

The post holder will have a key role in ensuring an appropriate and timely response to support timely discharge from hospital.

The post holder will be required to contribute to the 8am – 8pm, 7 days per week, service delivery model, to include working occasional weekends and on-call arrangements over Bank Holidays

The team enjoys excellent working relationships with colleagues in health settings and has a close working relationship with the other Integrated teams and statutory and non-statutory organizations.

Applicants will need to demonstrate:
- excellent time management and organisational skills;
- their experience and enthusiasm in working flexibly within a multi-disciplinary team;
- an ability to undertake holistic assessments of need, commission services, implement care plans, monitor and review.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 28th June 2021.

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be notified via North East Jobs of the date and time of your interview. A separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.

Required qualifications:
Professional Qualification: Degree in SW, Dip SW, CSS or CQSW or equivalent. Plus Social Work England registration or be applying for registration.

For further information about the post please contact:
Jo Smith, Team Manager on tel: – 07584 316745 . Email jo.smith@durham.gov.uk
or Kathleen Sharp, Principal Social Worker on tel: 07881 268921 email katheleen.sharp@durham.gov.uk

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 263154 / 264469 or Email: PESAHS@durham.gov.uk

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager / Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

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