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Social Worker




Burston House, Rectory Road, Burston, IP22 5TU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Part Time


£23,999.99 (£30,000 FTE)



Job Advert Role Description

Our services are medium and low secure hospital settings based on the Norfolk/Suffolk border and provide a range of assessment and treatment services to over 90 adults with primary diagnosis of learning disability.

Our Social Worker role involves:

•           Delivering a set of agreed service -level standards within a personalised Recovery Model of intervention.

•           Undertaking to complete comprehensive social histories and risk assessments

•           Coordinating discharge-planning

•           Providing consultancy and training in safeguarding vulnerable adults and children

•           Writing MHT reports, attending  hearings and providing oral evidence

•           Undertaking carer assessments and carer support.

•           Working within a multi-disciplinary team

•           Being Committed to anti discriminatory and anti-oppressive practice, and to empowering service-users to the fullest extent

•           Liaison with external  statutory agencies  including police, local authorities and probation


To be successful as 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 the code of practices.

•           (Level 2)   Qualified, Experience of working with people with a learning Disability, with forensic backgrounds.

•           (Level 1)   Qualified, experience Social worker who will be prepared to develop Forensic skills and knowledge of Learning disability and Mental disorders under supervision.

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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