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Social Worker




Priory Hospital Preston, Rosemary Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HB

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£26,000 - £28,000 pa pro rata



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 Role Description

The Priory Hospital Preston has established an excellent reputation for offering calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 38 service users.  


•           Conduct comprehensive and objective evaluations of the client's current status, environment and functional abilities, including risk assessment of clients, staff and wider community.

•           Manage an assigned caseload ascertaining the socio-economic circumstances of clients, ensuring that relevant people are made aware of the situation. Maintain associated records.

•           Assist with POVA or child protection issues and take appropriate action with those statutory services.

•           Assist and support colleagues and relatives in understanding and interpreting changes in legislation and statutory provision.

•           Collaborate and act as main contact between relatives, agencies, and other official organisations, coordinating negotiations and communications regarding admissions, discharges and long term needs.

•           Will possess a social work degree and hold HCPC registration and have a sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Children's Act and Safeguarding.

•           Experience working as a qualified practitioner within a relevant mental health setting.

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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.


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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