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Locality Lead - Adults

Job Title: Locality Lead - Adults
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Taunton
Salary: £33 per hour
REF: LMHC43243
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Locality Lead - Adults to work with one of our clients based in Taunton. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday

Shift Times

Temp Contract

Pay rates up to £33ph

Job Purpose

Locality lead required to provide team lead to the Heath interface team of social workers and adult social care practitioners working in Musgrove Park Hospital. The team provide a service to the front door (A&E) working as part of the multi-disciplinary team to provide advice, support and intervention aimed at preventing unnecessary admissions into the acute. The workers liaise with hospital and community colleagues, utilising community agent and voluntary services as appropriate. The team also work as part of the multi-disciplinary team in progressing discharges from the acute under the Hospital Discharge Service: Policy and Operating Model. The majority of people in the hospital are discharged home with no requirements for any additional services or support. We work closely with our voluntary organisations and community agents to fully utilise community options of support. Our default position is to get people home. We use our discharge to assess service for those needing some additional support on discharge home and will use the hierarchy of bed options for those unable to go straight home, providing reablement prior to returning home. The workers do not assess for care and support but they are required to assess capacity under the Mental Capacity Act and make best interest decisions as required, liaising with LPAs

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Liam Murphy on