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Social Work Assistant

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
North West
Salary
£19,500 to £19,500 a year
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We are looking for a confident Social Worker Assistant with a passion for delivering outstanding care. Youll be working 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Hospital Bury.

Main duties of the job

At Cygnet, we support our people to grow their careers, gain new skills and keep stepping up. Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others every day

About us

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs, autism and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 10 000 employees empower 2864 individuals across 150 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

With us, youll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

We are looking for a confident, compassionate & committed Assistant Social Worker.

Its an excellent opportunity to progress your career as a valued member of a supportive team.

Maximising positive outcomes & recovery for ourclientsit's a challenging, satisfying vocation.

So if youre passionate about what you do, we want to talk to you!

Cygnet Hospital Bury:

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
  • Work in partnership withpatients,their families and other stakeholders to assist with the recovery process
  • Contribute to the provision of a high quality care for patients and to uphold the positive image of Cygnet Health Care.
  • To work as part of the Social Work Department Team
  • Supervision will be provided by the Senior Social Worker
  • Forge links and maintain contact with other statutory agencies
  • Lead on the social care needs ofpatients
  • Ensure thatpatientsand their families/carers are aware of their legal rights
  • Take an active role in safeguarding within the multidisciplinary team
  • Provide written reports to the multidisciplinary team and other professionals

You are
  • Experienced in working within a mental health setting, or passionate about working in this field
  • Knowledgeable of safeguarding, health & safety, data protection, confidentiality issues & equality & diversity
  • 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? Well offer you
  • Strong career progression opportunities, including into management roles
  • Monthly reflective practice, expert supervision & peer support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme & employee discount savings.
  • Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Ready to make a positive change?

Please click on the apply now link below

Join us!

In this role youll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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Company

Empowering people and making a positive difference

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users and their families. Our purpose is to care, enable & make a positive difference. Our vision is to be the preferred provider & employer of choice in our sector.

Our great team believe in -

  • Togetherness
  • Patients, service users & their families are at the heart of what we do
  • Making a real difference in people's lives
  • Building caring relationships to improve mental health

Dedicated people who change lives together

At Cygnet, our people work across many different teams that pull together to achieve excellent outcomes for those in our care. So wherever your strengths lie, you can make the most of them with us – and enjoy a rewarding career that makes a significant difference to others.

Join one of our dedicated teams and be part of something meaningful:

  • Leadership Team
  • Doctors & Consultants Team
  • Nursing Team
  • Allied Health & Psychology Team
  • Education Team
  • Care & Support Team
  • Hospitality & Non-clinical Team

 

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