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Social Worker

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Plymouth
  • 16.97 Per Hour

Job Description

NHS Professionals in partnership with Livewell Southwest are looking for:

Social Workers to join the bank.

Flexible and long term opportunities are available.

Locations Mount Gould Hospital, South Hams, and West Devon areas

Pay rate

- Day rate: £16.97 per hour paid weekly

- Night/Saturday rate: £22.06 per hour paid weekly

- Sunday/Bank Holiday rate: £27.15 per hour paid weekly

NHS Professionals is the leading provider of managed flexible workforce services to the NHS with approximately 40,000 nurses, doctors, administration and clerical and other healthcare professionals signed to its bank. We help our 62 NHS Trust clients implement tactical measures to improve workforce efficiency and productivity as part of an overall workforce strategy.

We are seeking Social Workers who are motivated and enthusiastic with excellent communication and team working skills to join our bank.

In order to apply for a post you must have a minimum of 6 months experience in a similar role held within the last 2 years and hold a qualification in Social Work, such as postgraduate diploma, bachelor degree or masters level.

The post holder should be able:

  • The post holder is required to discharge statutory social care functions on behalf of the organisation and to uphold the standards outlined in the Professional Capabilities Framework for Social Work. As such, they are required to undertake complex and proportionate assessments that are evidence-based. Examples include mental capacity assessments and health and social care assessments of people who have a variety of needs that may create a high level of risk to their wellbeing. The post holder is also required to arrange and review the delivery of social care support.
  • Wherever possible the post holder is required to support people to take risks in complex situations so that their outcomes and wishes are promoted. The post holder is also required to undertake safeguarding investigations and consider decisions made in a person’s best interest that may deprive them of their liberty.

In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service you will have access to the following benefits:

- Competitive, weekly pay

- Paid annual leave

- Training and development opportunities

- Access to our very own pension’s scheme called ‘NHSP Stakeholder pension’

- Access to a wealth of Health Service Discounts

Please note that you will be contacted via email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails regularly.


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