Adults Social Worker, Alexander Hospital

Redditch, Worcestershire
£25,927 - £29,174, plus £3000 Market Forces
06 Jul 2022
07 Aug 2022
Job Ref
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Job title: Social Worker

Team: Hospitals Team
Location: Alexander Hospital, Redditch

Contract: Maternity cover

Hours: 37 hours per week
Job reference number: REC#33189

Salary: £25,927 - £29,174, plus £3000 Market Forces*

The role:

The position is to work with adults aged over 18 who require support to enable safe and timely transfer of care from acute hospital settings. 

The role will involve working with people who are older, have diagnosis of dementia, people with physical disabilities, people with mental health diagnosis and mild to moderate learning disabilities/and/or autism.

The team works within 3 Conversation model focusing on strength-based practice. The team works within the Care Act 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The team ensures a focus on Adult safeguarding, ensuring organisational statutory duties are met.

The Onward Care Team is based in Worcester Royal Hospital and the Alexandra Hospital. The team operates a 7 day service. The team is a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Worcestershire County Council and Health and Care Trust staff. There is a focus on multi-agency partnership working with wider partners. This is a supportive team where you can develop in your career.

We offer regular supervision and reflection to develop practice and skills.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about the post, please call Kelly Palmer- Interim Head of Service Onward Care Team on 01905 845235 or Sarah Gardner 01905 844943.


In return, you can look forward to:

  • Great holiday entitlement. As well as bank holidays, you'll get 25 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 30 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 25 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 30 days.
  • Brilliant pension scheme. The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.



Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

CV/EOI: Please submit your CV with Cover Letter to ensuring you include the JOB TITLE, TEAM NAME & REFERENCE NUMBER

Application Closing Date: Sunday, 07th August 2022

Anticipated Interview Date: To be confirmed


* £3000 Market Forces - pro rata for part time employees – T&C’s apply

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