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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/04/2020.

Bank Social Worker

Job Reference: 834-200000VX

Virgin Care

BANK Social Worker
St Martins Hospital

Are you looking for flexible bank opportunities to fit around your lifestyle? Do you want to decide when and where you work, and where currently 94% of those using our services would recommend us to care for their friend or family? If so, this could be the place for you.

Feel Valued

As a Social Worker you’ll be working as part of the Local Authority system in St Martins Hospital where we deliver services across Bath.

As well as the attractive hourly rates of pay you’ll benefit from:

  • Working in an environment focused on the highest clinical and quality standards with 91% of our services being rated overallgoodoroutstandingby the CQC
  • Flexible hours either full time or part time, allowing you to achieve the bestwork / life balance
  • Opportunities to work in different areas and various different services to gain new knowledge and experience
  • Access to our Strive for Better networks, a national support and professional network made up of NHS professionals like you, giving you the chance toconstantly develop industry-leading care and quality
  • Free statutory and mandatory training, as well as access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills,continuing your professional development
  • Access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters
  • the option to join the NHS pension scheme, free on-site parking, free uniform, access to online pay slips, fully paid induction, free parking, access to information on permanent vacancies etc) as well as extras such as free hot and cold drinks

Feel Proud

You will be a Qualified Social Worker (social work degree, Diploma in Social Work or CQSW or equivalent), registered with appropriate statutory body (HCPC or its successor) and have successful completion of ‘Assessed and Supported first Year of Employment (ASYE).

As the Social Worker you will undertake assessments and reviews of people with care and support needs and carers in accordance with the principles of the Care Act 2014, including those placed outside of area. You will create care and support plans with appropriately meet the needs of people with care and support needs and carers.

Working within the Social Work team, you will undertake section 42 Safeguarding enquiries, complete reports and work in accordance with ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’ principles, including coordinating Safeguarding meetings, working in accordance with local multi-agency safeguarding policies and procedures.

Feel the Difference

If you’d like to discuss the role further, or request the full job description, please contact the recruitment team via

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