Principal Social Worker Job In Cardiff

Principal Social Worker

  • £32 per hour
  • Cardiff
  • Posted: 13/10/2020
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: V49102353

Job Details

Principal Social Worker
Location: Cardiff
Pay rate:  £32
We are looking for a Principal Social Worker to join and experienced and supportive integrated discharge team, working in  a fast paced environment to affect timely discharges from hospital.

Within this role, the successful candidate will be required to:

  • Deputise, where necessary, for Manager in meetings.
  • Have the ability to plan strategically
  • Have Knowledge of legislation framework governing Delayed Transfer of Care (DTOC)
  • Experience of supervising staff, as this will be a key element of the role.
  • Knowledge of Care First preferred although training will be given.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Have the ability to effectively chair meetings
  • Have knowledge of discharge planning in a hospital setting
  • Have excellent assessment skills
  • The ability to work with a wide range of professionals, championing the voice of the adult at all times.
  • Have a sound knowledge of Social Services and Well-Being Act, Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and The Human Rights Act and be committed to working in a strength based, person centred way.
This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you:-
  • Dedicated consultant who has access to all roles across the UK and is available for you to speak to, easy registration process
  • referral schemes and incentives, ongoing compliance managed for you, prompt and reliable payroll and lots more.
For more information, please contact Jenny Lloyd on 07484 090324 or email

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