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Social Worker




Priory Hospital Ticehurst, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 7HU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




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

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. If you are seeking a new Social work experience within a well established Multi Disciplinary team - come and talk to us.

We have two 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 families, 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 post holder 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 a full range of therapist 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 also bring with you excellent communication skills and the motivation to strive for excellence for yourself and via others.

We offer:

  • A competitive Salary
  • Many benefits inline with the NHS
  • Flexible Priory Group benefits
  • Priory Pension scheme
  • Continuous professional and independent development
  • An additional days leave for your birthday.

You will never have to search for a parking space and can enjoy lunchtimes with your colleagues in the highly 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.

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