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Social Worker

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Priory Hospital Southampton, Hythe Road, Marchwood, Southampton, SO40 4WU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time




26 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

Set in beautiful grounds The Priory Hospital Southampton is a 40 bedded hospital.   Services provided at the hospital include an eating disorder ward, an adult ward and a young peoples ward (CAMHs) We treat most psychiatric conditions.

Job Advert Role Description

Based on our Eating Disorder ward.  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to work within our hospital.

You will act as the main contact between relatives, agencies and other official organisations taking a lead in negotiations and communication regarding patients, co-ordinating multi-agency liaison regarding child/adult protection and safeguarding issues.

You will have experience within a Mental health setting and have a Social work degree level qualification together with registration with the HCPC. Candidates will be required to demonstrate a broad range of well developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills. Excellent report writing skills are required as documentary evidence will be submitted to Mental Health Review Tribunal; Hospital Managers Hearings, CPA meetings and other official forums. We are also committed to providing excellent training opportunities.

For an informal discussion please contact Laura Fehilly, on: 02380 840044

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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