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Social Work Assistant - Hospital Admission Avoidance - Shropshire

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
£19.00 to £21.00 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Feb 2021

Full time post for a Social work assistant role required to assess early support discharge (D2A model) from Shropshire acute & community hospitals, this may include Out of County Hospitals.

The candidate will assess level of care provision that has been procured by our Brokerage Department, to assist a period of re-enablement.

The first assessment will be required to be undertaken within the first 48 hours, identifying length of stay and whether there is a need for ongoing services.

The candidate will need assessment competences, good communication and interview skills be able to sign post with a community focus, and guide the service-users and families through the process.

For long term care provision the candidate will need to complete strengths’ approach Care Act assessment and apply for funding.

Home from Hospital are a seven day service, with Admission Avoidance scheme operating 10-6pm, Sat & Sun 9.00-1pm with a clear focus of support a person within their own home with health and social care acute needs, for a short period of time.

The post holder will need to be flexible to the service demand and be able to work at a very fast pace.

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  • Job Reference: 00000460-1
  • Date Posted: 1 February 2021
  • Recruiter: RedZone Recruitment
    RedZone Recruitment
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: £19.00 to £21.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Temporary