Hospital Social Worker

Hospital Social Worker

Posted 3 weeks ago


Pertemps Social Care are recruiting social workers for roles within a Hospital Team in Luton. 

You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, assessing and facilitating safe and timely discharges with a commitment to promoting independence. You will work in a supportive team of Social workers and Social care support officers. The team works to tight deadlines, with a fast turnaround of work.
Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Rapid Assessment under Discharge to Assess guidelines for hospital discharge
  • Assessing service users, mental capacity and making best interest decisions
  • Liaising with the discharge liaison team, as well as ward staff and family members.
  • Arranging care packages on discharge and step down beds.
  • Completing reviews and support plans.
  • Reporting any delays with service users.

Employee benefits of working in Luton:

  • From 25 to 32 days’ annual leave: linked to length of service and grade
  • Buying annual leave scheme: buy up to 20 days additional annual leave
  • Career Pathways: step up in your career or move into a specialist area
  • Pension scheme: with generous employer contributions of up to 17.2% and 3x salary death in service grant
  • Generous relocation package: up to £8,000 (subject to eligibility)
  • Employee Assistance Programme: a free, confidential counselling and wellbeing support service available to all employees, their partner or spouse and dependent children over 16 still living at home
  • Work/life balance: flexible working options including working from home where possible
  • Training and support: unlimited access to development courses, mentoring and support and clear career pathways
  • Staff offers: includes discounts on your MOT, gym and fitness, restaurants and salons
  • Arriva Travel Club: great value savings on local bus travel

Contact Dan on 07860 876 197 or daniel.wimbush @ for details