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Social Care Practitioner

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital,
Salary details
Grade 8 £23,657 - £25,568 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for maternity leave
37 hours per week
Closing Date
04 June 2023
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We have an exciting position open for a Social Care Practitioner to join the Chesterfield Royal Hospital Discharge Team. This will be on a fixed term contract basis to cover maternity leave. Experience of working in a hospital setting is beneficial but not essential, you will need to have transferrable skills to enable you to facilitate safe, sustainable transfers of care for people leaving hospital. You will assessing and creating support plans for patients in accordance to the Care Act 2014 to facilitate safe and timely discharges. Training and support will be offered to help you succeed in the role. The post is for a 5 in 7 working pattern but at the present time staff are expected to work on a Monday to Friday basis. The position requires on site working for the working week; with a rota for working from home.

For any queries or discussion about the post please feel free to contact me via email at Sian.Moore@derbyshire.gov.uk or Tel. 01246512169

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.