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Social Worker

Reference

PRI62586

Location

Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£34,727.24

Hours

37.5

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 Chelmsford is a 48 bed private acute psychiatric hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of mental health problems for both adults and adolescents. The hospital incorporates a Grade II listed building that has been extensively restored and situated in 3.5 acres of landscaped grounds.

Currently, in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act you are required to be double vaccinated against Covid-19 and to provide evidence of this before you are able to commence employment with us, or provide a valid medical exemption.  Albeit this still remains the case, the Government has recently announced their intention to reconsider this under the Health and Social Care Act.  Therefore, you are invited to submit your application, with the understanding that should the current position be repealed your application would be progressed in line with Priory’s recruitment policy. Any changes to legislation will be reflected in our recruitment policy.

Job Advert Role Description

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated  Social Worker with post qualification experience (CQSW Dip.SW or equivalent) with GSCC registration. A high standard of ethical practice is required, with a proven ability to engage with service users and work as an influential member of a multi-disciplinary team.  The successful candidate will work across the site with both adults and adolescents and will be expected to be the Safeguarding Lead for Children for which training will be given. 

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. 

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

30/06/2022