PT Team Leader x2 – Hospital Discharge Team

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PT Team Leader x2 - Hospital Discharge Team
Interim Position

Calderdale 0008 F603 / 1

Posted: 11th June 2024 10:29
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  • Pay Rate:

    £31.87 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    30 Monday - Friday, TBC

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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Interim PT Team Leader x2 - Hospital Discharge Team

Reference no: Calderdale 0008 F603 / 1 

Pay Rate: £31.87 per hour PAYE 

30 Monday - Friday, TBC

This opening assignment is for 6 months


Enhanced DBS disclosure required

Must be able to attend the office at least 2-3 days per week.

Support the hospital discharge team and Intermediate care team with safe and timely discharges.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that effective systems are in place to screen referrals against eligibility criteria. To work with partners to ensure that referrals are dealt with by the creative deployment of resources both in terms of staffing and other options.
  • Prioritise and allocate work to appropriate staff based on the complexity and urgency of a service request. To utilise the resources of the whole team and other skills within the overall service. 
  • Ensure the effective management and deployment of resources within budgets to meet agreed policy objectives and service priorities. To communicate effectively with the team about the effective management of budgets.]
  • Responsible for ensuring that the review and evaluation of Support Plans are carried out in accordance with practice guidelines, and that appropriate adjustments are made to Support Plans to reflect changing needs.
  • Responsible for ensuring a systematic approach to the assessment planning, implementation and review of health needs in accordance with policies and procedures. 
  • Advise and consult with the appropriate Team Manager & Service Manager on expenditure for community care services which exceed current guidelines.
  • Ensure that staff have fully informed and involved users and carers in the process of assessment and in agreeing personal budgets, packages of care, and to ensure copies of assessment and care plans have been provided by staff.
  • Promote the professional development of individual members of staff through regular supervision, identify training opportunities, work in accordance with agreed outcomes in Performance Appraisal Scheme interviews and assist qualified nurses and social workers to maintain their professional registration.
  • Responsible for own professional development in accordance with SW England registration requirements as a qualified Social Worker. 
  • Assist the Team Manager in ensuring that the team’s work is adequately covered in staff absence and to take responsibility, as required, for covering the work of the team manager in their absence and to monitor/manage sickness absence in accordance with Council policies.

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.


  • Professional social work qualification (exception made for existing staff within Fieldwork Teams to include professional Nursing qualification only)
  • PQ1/Consolidation award


  • Significant knowledge of Adult Social Care/NHS legislation and policy guidance and have an understanding of the principles, practice and provisions of community care


  • Demonstrable experience in a similarly demanding environment
  • Significant experience working with Older People and Adults with Physical Disabilities or those with Learning Disabilities
  • Experience of working in care management
  • Some experience of undertaking complex safeguarding cases

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to apply care management processes to a high standard including all areas of assessment and support planning and have sound knowledge of risk management
  • Ability to handle complex and challenging situations and be able to identify and manage risks, including risks to vulnerable adults
  • Ability to take responsibility for personal professional practice and development and the development of others
  • Ability to undertake delegated duties from the Team Manager and deputise in their absence


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Job Ref: Calderdale 0008 F603 / 1
PT Team Leader x2 - Hospital Discharge Team
Client Category: Local Authority

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PT Team Leader x2 - Hospital Discharge Team
Client Category: Local Authority

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