Lead Social Worker

Posted 18 January 2023
Salary £38000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
LocationWarrington
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSocial Work
ReferenceJ6649_1674118815
Contact NameJamil Olweny

Job description

A leading Private Hospital is looking for a Lead Social Worker who will be assessing the needs of patients in secure care from a forensic perspective. You will be working with patients with Complex Mental Health needs and patients who offend.

The ideal Social Worker will have siginifcant experience of Safeguaridng, working with Complex Mental Health and within a Hospital environment.

Benefits for you as the Lead Social Worker:

  • 33 days annual leave + plus your birthday off
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

Your responsibilities as the Lead Social Worker:

  • Taking a lead role within multidisciplinary teams & best interest decisions
  • Liaising with a host of external agencies
  • Supporting carers and families of service users
  • To actively participate in the development of the team
  • Therapeutic working

Requirements of you as the Lead Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Experience in a Hospital environment
  • Significant experience of Safeguarding and working in Mental Health
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence



Location: North Cheshire

Salary Scale: £38,000 - £41,000



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