Private Mental Health Social Worker

Posted 20 February 2023
Salary Up to £37.00 per hour + benefits
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

A Private Mental Health Hospital is looking for a Social Worker to join their Mental Health Services in Kent. This is a Locum Social Work role that is fully based in the hospital.

The ideal Social Worker will have recent experience working in a Mental Health or Private Hospital setting. The key to success in this role is to be able to start the contract confidently with little supervision.

Benefits for you as a Private Mental Health Social Worker:

  • Exceptional pay rate of £37.00 per hour
  • An opportunity to work outside of a Local Authority setting
  • "Good" CQC inspection results
  • Easily commutable via car
  • Parking available/ nearby
  • A stable contract due to the demand of the service
  • A chance to further enhance your CV and skillset within the private sector

Your responsibilities as a Private Mental Health Social Worker:

  • Manage a complex caseload including mental health concerns, learning disabilities and personality disorders
  • Complete social care assessments and reports as required from pre-admission to discharge
  • Complete full risk and Safeguarding assessments
  • Form therapeutic relationships with service users

Requirements of you as a Private Health Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Mental Health work
  • A valid UK driving licence and vehicle is preferred for this role

Location: Kent

Umbrella pay rate: £37.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!