Social Worker – Hospital Discharge Team

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Job Description

Social Personnel are recruiting experienced social workers for an east London based Hospital Discharge team.


  • Conducting assessments with service users and carers to ensure safe discharges from hospital
  • Making referrals including reablement and telecare
  • Assessing people in their homes to facilitate discharge
  • Assessing service users in care homes which are NHS funded
  • Completing Mental Capacity Assessments
  • Discharging those who are with a low level of care needs
  • Working in the team duty desk
  • Sign posting to community based services
  • Arranging care plans for safe discharge
  • Completing Need and continuing care assessments
  • Sourcing residential placements
  • Liaising with families, statutory organisations, advocates and home proprietors
  • Carrying out safeguarding investigations

What you need:

  • QSW Status – including qualification, HCPC registration and completed ASYE
  • previous experience in a hospital discharge team.
  • Right to work in the UK.

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you – just enjoy your hard earned money each week
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • Receive a £250 referral bonus for every social worker sent to us who gets placed.
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…

If you are interested in this position please submit application below or call Trey on 0203 929 4008.