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Social Worker (PT) or Social worker / Learning disability dual role (FT)




Hazelwood House, Heath Road, Heath, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QS

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


up to £35000 (dependant on experience)



Job Advert Location Description

Hazelwood House is a 14 bedded low secure unit for male adults with mental health & learning difficulties. We have a current CQC rating of outstanding.



Job Advert Role Description

 To provide expertise and leadership in Safeguarding. • To bring clear focus on the rights of all service users and their families, including the ability to investigate, evaluate and learn from allegations to improve safety, dignity and compassion within the unit. • To work as part of the Multi- disciplinary Team focusing on prevention, early intervention, building resilience and self care, reducing and delaying dependency. • To undertake assessments, care plans and where required Tribunal Report to determine eligibility and support the access to services under relevant social care framework. • Within assessments and interventions, identify and address social exclusions, its causes and effects on mental wellbeing and mental health. • To work with service users to resolve their own problems and make their own sustainable support arrangements, which might include social care and health resources. • To work in partnership with service users wherever possible. Shifting from the professional being ‘on top’ to ‘on tap’ a resource and collaborator not a controller. • To promote empowerment, equality and social inclusion. • To promote a social model with a bio /psycho /social holistic approach to care planning and recovery. • To work alongside the service user and their carers supporting them with issues including housing, employment and finances. Striving to support social inclusion. • Enable service users, as far as possible to be fully involved in their care and treatment. To support them to contribute to the design and delivery of future services taking in to account ‘no decision about me without me’ intentions of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. • To work with service users to support their discharge in terms of planning, aftercare and community support as required. • To promote carers’ rights and access to assessments and resources • Where required be involved in statutory community and multiagency partnership forums (Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements MAPPA and Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference     

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.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 


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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