Knowsley Adult Social Care is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Level 3 Social Worker with extensive experience in undertaking Continuing Health Care (CHC) assessments. The role of the CHC SW is based within the hospital discharge team at Whiston Hospital, for service users who are discharged from hospital into a D2A nursing bed they are followed up by the completion of a CHC Checklist.
The role comprises of the monitoring and tracking all those who have transferred from hospital and liaising with District Nursing Liaison Team to ensure that they are aware of the services users and the need to undertake the CHC checklist.
This is a dynamic post that requires the post holder to work closely with multi-disciplinary teams/agencies in addressing a range of care/support issues across the spectrum of conditions, preventing unnecessary hospital admissions / delayed transfers of care and improving the health and wellbeing of the population served.
As an employer committed to its staff, you will benefit from flexible working arrangements, personal and case load supervision and a significant continuous professional development offer. Given the nature of our work we have social workers who are Practice Educators, AMHPS, Best interest Assessors and Trusted Assessors. All of which can be considered as part of your professional development offer, Knowsley Council invests in their staff, this is an opportunity to join a local authority who will support your development.
For further information about the post, please contact Tracy Shone on Mobile number 07919111256 or email Tracy.Shone@knowsley.gov.uk
At Knowsley Council we will consider requests for flexible working. For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, working from home, compressed hours, part-time.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.
Interview date 13 January 2023