East London, South East England

30 - 32 GBP Per Hour

Adult Services



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Qualified Social Worker – Hospital Discharge – East London

Role:  Qualified Social Worker  
Location:  East London
Team: Hospital Discharge
Pay:  up to £32 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

Join our dedicated team at the heart of East London’s Adult Social Care services. We are a local authority committed to enhancing the lives of our community members by providing exceptional care and support. Our Hospital Discharge Team plays a critical role in ensuring smooth transitions from hospital to home, and we are looking for a passionate and qualified Social Worker to join us in making a real difference.

Role Overview:

As a Social Worker in our Hospital Discharge Team, you will work alongside our four integrated Health and Social Services localities and our Hospital Social Work Team. Your primary responsibility will be to undertake targeted reviews of care packages, focusing on improving care outcomes and contributing to significant cost savings. This includes evaluating and adjusting care plans for individuals with Physical Disabilities and Learning Disabilities, early review of hospital discharges, and managing domestic care calls (cleaning, shopping, and housework).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive reviews of care packages, including double-handed care calls.
  • Perform early reviews of hospital discharges to ensure seamless transition and appropriate care.
  • Assess and coordinate domestic care calls for individuals with Physical Disabilities and Learning Disabilities.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams within the integrated localities to ensure cohesive care delivery.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve care outcomes and achieve cost efficiency.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of assessments, care plans, and reviews.
  • Provide support and guidance to individuals and their families during the discharge process.


  • Qualified Social Worker with registered with Social Work England
  • Proven experience in adult social care, preferably within a hospital discharge or integrated care setting.
  • Strong understanding of care package assessments and reviews for individuals with Physical and Learning Disabilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with clients, families, and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a diverse caseload.
  • Commitment to improving care outcomes and achieving financial savings for the local authority.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay rate of up to £32 per hour.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • The chance to make a tangible difference in the lives of vulnerable adults in our community.

Why choose Sheldon Phillips to find your next role? It's simple: we're not pushy or overly persistent. We understand that you want to be heard.

Our priority is to proactively seek the roles you desire, not just the ones that benefit us financially. Our success comes from making your job search our top priority.

Interested in learning more about the Social Worker role in East London? Contact Holly Chupka at 01635 226350. Plus, refer a friend to us, and if we place them, you'll receive a generous £300 referral bonus (terms and conditions apply).

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