Lead Social Worker - CAMHS

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
North West
Salary
£38,000 to £38,000 a year
Closing date
8 Oct 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We are looking for a confident Lead Social Worker - CAMHS with a passion for delivering outstanding care. You'll 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

Are you a skilled and enthusiastic qualified Social Worker looking new challenge where you can make a positive difference?

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Lead Social Work to join our team at Cygnet Bury Hospital overseeing our CAMHS service

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
  • Youll 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 patients 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 patient

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 Childrens Act, Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act, as well as
  • GDPR and patient confidentiality
  • Able to confidently apply the principles of safeguarding children in practise
  • One years post qualification experience working as a Social Worker with children
  • 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
  • Competitve Salary, £38,000pa DOE
  • Monthly reflective practice, expert supervision & peer support
  • Free Lunch
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme& excellent employee discount savings

Please click the 'APPLY' button now.
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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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