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QSW, Adult Hospital Assessment, Northampton

  • Job Location

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Start date


  • Duration

    Min. 3 Months

  • Job Benefits

    Pay rate: £26ph


Socialwork 2000 are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join an Adult Hospital Assessment Team based in Northampton, Northamptonshire. Pay rate: £26ph.

Job role:

The hospital assessment team will be responsible for the verification of social care needs for customers who have been subject to a hospital admission, and are now no longer requiring an acute inpatient bed. This customer group have been deemed by medical staff as not suitable to returning home via the DTR route.

The function of the team will be to complete the social care passport (initial assessment), and formulating an agreed plan of work which will detail the customers next steps on their journey to discharge. This may include the completion of the V7 eligibly assessment if Residential / nursing placements are required.



  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience within a duty team is essential
  • Hospital Discharge experience
  • Carefirst 6 experience
  • Good working knowledge of the Care Act, the government’s transformation agenda and other relevant legislation and policy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to organise workload set priorities and demonstrate problem solving skills.
  • Qualified Social Worker BA/DipSW/CQSW or equivalent
  • Current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Must be a car driver 


  • Pay rate: £26ph
  • In-house payroll company that offers a full range of services from weekly pay to bookkeeping services
  • Your own dedicated consultant who can guide you through the process and assist you each step of the way

Referral Bonus:

Whether you are looking for your first, or next locum role, SocialWork 2000 are here to help you.  However, if the time isn’t right for you, but you have a colleague or friend (who is a qualified Social Worker) and is looking for a locum role, just refer them to us.

Step 1: for anyone you refer, we register, and we promote for work you will receive £50*

Step 2: for anyone you have referred and we place you will then receive a second payment of £50* on their first day of work.

Step 3: for anyone you have referred you will receive a third payment of £100* once they have completed a qualifying period of 375 hours of work.

Apply now or get in touch for more information; Call us on 01296 826120 or email

(*Terms and Conditions apply.  For more information please get in touch).



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