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Social Worker

Reference

PRI55662

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£28,409 pa pro rata

Hours

11.25

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

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

Job Advert Role Description

 

  • 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 safeguarding issues and take appropriate action with those statutory services, service users and relatives support.
  • 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. (training can be provided)
  • Experience working as a qualified practitioner within a relevant mental health setting.

Division DBS info

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.

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

Closing Date

30/12/2021