Social Worker (Adults)

Reference:3/AC/18/774 

Salary: £29,055.00 - £32,233.00

Working Hours:See advert 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Gloucestershire Royal Hospital Great Western Road - GL1 3NN 

Closing date:28 December 2018 at midnight 

Are you a registered Social Worker fed up of working ‘core office’ hours? Do you want to be a part of something new, working in a Hospital setting? If your answer to either of these questions is yes then a new opportunity that has arisen in our Adult Social Care Hospital team might be perfect for you!

We are expanding our Hospital Social Work team to offer a seven day, evening and weekend service. It is hoped that this new way of working will offer a more efficient process and importantly, will ensure people can see us when it matters to them.


This is a unique opportunity for an experienced and registered Adults’ Social Worker to work outside of ‘core office hours’, with an intended working pattern of 11:00 – 15:00 Saturday and Sunday; however if you are looking for additional hours we have various shift patterns across the week too.


This role will involve working in a hospital setting where you will have the opportunity to liaise with service users, their families, friends and carers’ and other health professionals. You will be on hand to offer professional advice in order to ensure the safe and timely discharge of patients, including undertaking assessments and leading on safeguarding enquiries.


The post holder will have management support and advice readily available, including access to formal supervision. You will also be working with other Adult Social Care staff, who will be working the same working pattern.


Why not click here take a look at our commuting times map to see if Gloucestershire Royal Hospital is accessible to you? In addition, click here to view our career framework, where you can see how you could develop your career working in Adult Social Care at Gloucestershire County Council.


Interested in meeting Jacqui, a Social Worker who will be working the evening hours in the Hospital as part of this new project? Please come along to our open evening recruitment event at: 10th Floor, Tower Block, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, on Monday 17th December between 17:00 – 19:00. Email: ASCrecruitment@gloucestershire.gov.uk to book your space or to find out more.

Additional payments are available for some staff in certain grades who work at the weekend, and/or on Bank Holidays.  Further details of these payments will be discussed at interview.

Application Information

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Below you will also find links to the Job Profile and Guidance Notes. Click ‘Apply’ to continue.

Only if you have difficulty accessing the information published online should you contact GCC Appointments & People Sourcing Team by telephone 01452-425888 or e-mail to ContactUs@gloucestershire.gov.uk quoting the vacancy reference number above.

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