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Band 6 Social Worker

Job Reference: J11-J11-41997-SWRP00

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Adult Social Care - Integrated Discharge Team
Agenda for Change

Job Title and Grade: Band 6 Social Worker

Location/Trust: Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Department Covered: Adult Social Care - Integrated Discharge Team

Pay Rates: Agenda for Change

The Role:

To provide a person centred, statutory social work service for the most vulnerable adults and their carers in accordance with the Salford Care Organisation (SCO), Northern Care Alliance (NCA) and national policies and procedures

To actively support and participate in the development and implementation of integrated, multi-disciplinary working. To participate in, support, assess and deliver interventions.

  • To ensure a partnership approach with service users and their carers that is both enabling and person centred.
  • To encourage service user choice and participation in service planning and to ensure that the person’s needs are understood by service providers.
  • To help resolve conflicts between client, carers and/or services.
  • To develop knowledge of local resources to meet service user/carer needs.
  • To identify and mobilise a person’s informal network of support.
  • To review service user/carer needs and support plans to ensure that identified outcomes are being met.
  • To maintain all records both electronically or otherwise and complete documentation within specified timescales and undertaking all administrative procedures as appropriate.
  • Consider and utilise universal services including services in the voluntary sector.
  • To initiate referrals to and promote liaison with other professional staff and colleagues   in other agencies.
  • To ensure as far as possible that we obtain best value for money when commissioning services and to uphold the principal that we use resources effectively and efficiently.
  • To offer a timely, proportionate social work response.

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the safest organisation in the NHS through providing safe, clean and personal care to every patient, every time.

We are an integrated provider of hospital, community and primary care services, including the University Teaching Trust. Our team of 7,000 staff provide local services to the City of Salford and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.


  • Skills/Responsibilities
  • Possession of a recognised Social Work qualification; Social Work Degree, CQSW, CSS, Dip SW or equivalent qualification that provides you with evidence to the Professional title of Social Worker
  • You must hold a current registration with Social Work England
  • You must clearly evidence an understanding of the integration agenda and the promotion of independence (enablement) model of health and social care.
  • You must clearly evidence that you have a clear understanding of the social work role in a multi-disciplinary setting

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals

(NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03330 144 370
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Ami Mandalia for Band 6 Social Worker role on 0144 290 2016 or

We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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