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Social Worker




Priory Hospital Altrincham, Rappax Road, Manchester, WA15 0NU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£24,000 - £28,000 (FTE £30,000 to £35,000)


30 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital – Altrincham is part of the Priory Group, Europe’s leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health.  The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services.  The hospital has residential facilities for 56 patients as well as day care and outpatient services.


The hospital currently has a vacancy for a part time Social Worker to who will work in our adolescent inpatient service whilst providing some support to our adult inpatient services.
The role holder will be responsible for the following: 
. Conducting comprehensive and objective evaluations of the client's current status, environment and functional abilities, including risk assessment of clients, staff and wider community.
•Managing an assigned caseload ascertaining the socio-economic circumstances of clients, ensuring that relevant people are made aware of the situation. Maintain associated records.
•Assisting with adult safeguarding or child protection issues and taking appropriate action with those statutory services.
•Assisting and supporting colleagues and relatives in understanding and interpreting changes in legislation and statutory provision.
•Collaborating and acting as the main contact between relatives, agencies, and other official organisations, coordinating negotiations and communications regarding admissions, discharges and long term needs.
. Providing training to staff on adult and child safeguarding (appropriate training provided by company for this element of the role)
Candidates 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.
Candidates will have experience working as a qualified practitioner including relevant experience within a mental health setting and CAMHS experience.


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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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