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Social Worker

Reference

PRI24177

Location

Ellingham - Ellingham Hospital and school East Anglia,Ellingham Road, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17 1AE

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£33,000 per annum

Hours

37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

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.

 

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step down care across the UK.

With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathway without the need for multiple reassessment.

Priory Hospital Ellingham is situation in Attleborough, Norfolk and offers a specialist Neurodevelopmental CAMHS Tier 4 and a Low Secure Service for young people age 12 to 18 years. You will be part of an extensive MDT.

Job Advert Role Description

Our Social Worker  role involves:

•           Delivering a set of agreed service level standards within a personalised recovery model of intervention.

•           Undertaking complete social histories and risk assessments

•           Inter professional working to ensure a robust discharge planning

•           Implementing safeguarding vulnerable children procedures

•           Be the first point of contact for parents

•           Undertaking carer assessments and care support

•           Working within a Multi-Disciplinary Team

•           Commitment to anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive practice, and to empower patients to the fullest extent.

•           Liaising with all statutory agencies and professionals

•           Maintaining regular communication with parents/carers

•           Developing positive working relationship with other services in Norfolk and Waveney, attend regular meetings as part of the safeguarding board.

•           Attending and contributing to all Ward Rounds

•           Undertaking role of safeguarding lead managing all safeguarding concerns, disclosures or allegations

•           Maintaining up to date recording keeping and follow procedures of reporting information

•           Attend regular supervision and being proactive in engaging in continued professional development

•           Developing relationships with wider services as part of support package in discharge planning.

 

Qualification/Experience

To be successful Social Worker, you’ll need:

•           To hold a Social Work Qualification recognised by the Health Care Professional council

•           To be registered as a Social Worker with the Health Care Professional council

•           To have good understanding of the Mental Health and Mental Capacity Acts and Children Act and code of practices.

•           To be a qualified and experienced social worker in working with children with learning disabilities and/or mental health disorders.

 

Social worker skills required

•           Ability to work autonomously

•           Good IT skills

•           Ability to work under own initiative and flexible as a team player

•           Excellent communication and listening skills

•           Ability to complete assessments understanding the presenting difficulties and wider context and insight into all systems involve in the young person life

•           Good time management and ability to prioritise

•           Excellent spoken and written communication skills

•           Effective analytical, interpersonal and negotiating skills

•           The ability to respond quickly and flexibly to changing priorities

•           Leadership ability

•           The ability to affect change professionally and organisationally

•           Essential understanding of current developments in social work and other aspects of mental health

•           Energetic and enthusiastic

•           Committed to the professionalism of social worker Personally effective and highly credible

 

 

           

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.

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.