Social Worker

Cygnet Health Care
Bury, Lancashire
Competitive salary
05 Apr 2021
12 Apr 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Are you a skilled and enthusiastic Social Worker seeking a new challenge where you can make a positive difference?

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Social Worker to join our team at Cygnet Bury Hospital.

Cygnet Hospital Bury providesa wide range of inpatientmental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services andCAMHS provision for adolescents.

Your Day-to-Day...

You'll be working 40 hours a week alongside a team of experienced Social Workers with an emphasis on patient contact and face-to-face work with individuals.
Work in partnership with service users, their families and other stakeholders to support patient's progress through their treatment pathway
Ensure that patients and their families/carers are aware of their legal rights
Take a lead role in safeguarding within the multidisciplinary team
Forge links and maintain contact with external agencies
Lead on assessing and supporting the social care needs of patients
Provide written reports to the Mental Health Review Tribunal, Hospital Managers , and other key professionals

You are...
  • Registered as a Social Worker with Social Work England and have a relevant Social Work qualification
  • Experienced in working in a mental health setting, or passionate about working in this field
  • Highly knowledgeable of the Care Act, Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act, as well as
  • GDPR and patient confidentiality
  • Able to confidently apply the principles of safeguarding adults in practise
  • One years' experience working as a Social Worker
  • An excellent communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Skilled in report writing with excellent literacy skills and attention to detail

Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...
  • Up to £29,000pa DoE
  • Monthly reflective practice, expert supervision & peer support
  • Free Lunch
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • "Cycle to Work" scheme& excellent employee discount savings

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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