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Priory Hospital Ticehurst, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 7HU
Priory Group Division
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
£33 - £35k DOE
37.5 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

Centrally located within easy access of the Medway Towns, Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Ashford and Maidstone and set within acres of beautiful gardens is The Priory Hospital, Ticehurst House. If you are seeking a new social work experience within a well established Multi Disciplinary team - come and talk to us.  We have 2 Acute and two  CAMHS wards, Tier 4 and HDU where we  offer comprehensive inpatient and specialist mental health services for Adults and Young People aged 12 - 18 in addition to rehabilitation and recovery units. 

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a full time  Social Worker to manage monitor and review an assigned caseload within our CAMHS service. The successful candidate will work as part of the MDT to provide holistic support to clients and their familes, working with partnership agencies to ensure matters of social care and transition home are safely managed.  You will co-ordinate, negotiate and manage mandatory processes and procedures ensuring the hospital's compliance with statutory regulation. The postholder will be the designated lead for CAMHS safeguarding. 

The social worker role is highly valued by the MDT and the post holder will work closely with the established team which includes consultant psychiatrists, doctors, nursing staff and full range of  therapists to QNIC standards.  Senior managers will listen to your thoughts and ideas and you have the opportunity to be really involved with and to influence  the future direction of our services.


We are seeking applicants with:

  • A degree level social work qualification
  • Current HCPC registration
  • Knowledge of current legislation
  • Experience of safeguarding
  • Experience of working in a multi disciplinary setting in relation to mental health
  • You will bring with you excellent communication skills and the motivation to strive for excellence yourself and via others.


We offer:

  • A competitive salary plus generous enhancements,
  • Many benefits in line with the NHS
  • Flexible Priory Group benefits including company pension scheme,
  • Continuous professional and independent development, mentorship and supervision.
  • In addition to annual leave which increases along with your service you have a day off on your birthday.
  • Free Parking
  • Subsidised Staff Restaurant





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.

Closing Date

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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