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Social Worker

Reference

PRI22781

Location

Stroud Self Harm

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Competitive

Hours

37.5 hrs p/wk

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Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

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Main Purpose

Co-ordinates, negotiates and manages the mandatory processes and procedures to ensure the unit’s compliance with current legislation and statutory regulation; taking appropriate action to preserve the psycho-social and socio-economic circumstance of assigned clients attending Priory units; needs assessments of clients and their families and identification of relevant resources pre and post discharge.

Key Accountabilities

 

1. To conduct a comprehensive and objective evaluation of the client's current status, environment and functional abilities, including risk assessment of clients, staff and the wider community.

2. Manages, monitors and reviews an assigned caseload ascertaining the socio-economic circumstances of clients, ensuring that the relevant people are made aware of the clients situation. Maintains accurate and timely records detailing each patient’s rehabilitation / progress.

3. To take the lead on POVA or Child Protection issues and take appropriate action with those statutory services. To apply working knowledge of statutory and company policies and procedures to set a strategy for protecting potentially vulnerable clients.

4. Assists and supports colleagues and relatives in understanding and interpreting changes in legislation and statutory regulations.

5. To collaborate and to act as main contact between relatives, agencies and other official organisations co-ordinating negotiations and communications regarding admissions, discharges and long-term needs.

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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.

Disclosure

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

31/10/2018