Full time post for a Social work assistant role required to assess early support discharge (D2A model) from Shropshire acute & community hospitals, this may include Out of County Hospitals.
The candidate will assess level of care provision that has been procured by our Brokerage Department, to assist a period of re-enablement.
The first assessment will be required to be undertaken within the first 48 hours, identifying length of stay and whether there is a need for ongoing services.
The candidate will need assessment competences, good communication and interview skills be able to sign post with a community focus, and guide the service-users and families through the process.
For long term care provision the candidate will need to complete strengths’ approach Care Act assessment and apply for funding.
Home from Hospital are a seven day service, with Admission Avoidance scheme operating 10-6pm, Sat & Sun 9.00-1pm with a clear focus of support a person within their own home with health and social care acute needs, for a short period of time.
The post holder will need to be flexible to the service demand and be able to work at a very fast pace.