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Senior Social Worker - Hospital Discharge Team

Job Title: Senior Social Worker - Hospital Discharge Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lancashire
Salary: Market related
REF: LukeMHC3545324
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for Senior Social Workers - Hospital Discharge Team to work with one of our clients based in Lancashire. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday

Shift Times

Temp Contract

Pay rate negotiable based on experience 


  • County Hall, Preston
  • Royal Blackburn Hospital
  • Burnley General Hospital         
  • Chorley and South Ribble Hospital
  • Blackpool Victoria Hospital 

Job Purpose

  • The social worker is required to support the discharges from the bed based intermediate care unit working alongside the Reablement/Rapid Response team

Key Responsibilities

  • To be able to challenge CHC decisions constructively and positively
  • To work with an in-depth knowledge of both legal and statutory frameworks relating to social work practise
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the performance indicators that are relevant to the work of the team work within the required time frames
  • To have a detailed knowledge of the services for carers/service users provided within Hackney and how to access these
  • Working independently as part of an interdisciplinary team diagnosing, assessing, planning and implementing patient specific programmes of care/interventions
  • Undertaking complex assessments - Be able to function effectively in a variety of environments - Communicate effectively with service users and families, including those who may have difficulties with understanding and communicating

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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 Luke Mathurin on