Social Worker - Part time

Cygnet Health Care

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Job summary

We are looking for a confident Social Worker - Part time with a passion for delivering outstanding care. Youll be working 20 hours a week, over 2.5 days making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Nield House.

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.

Date posted

01 June 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£15,000 to £15,000 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

VP7EE87053

Job locations

North West

CW1 4QW


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 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.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

Youll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

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

Cygnet Nield House:

Cygnet Nield House in Crewe is our 29-bed mental health hospital for women.

Cygnet Nield House is split into two distinct wards, each offering specialist mental health services:

Clarion Ward, a 14 bed complex personality disorder service for women with a dual diagnosis of personality disorder and co-morbid disordered eating. Compton Ward, a 15 bed acute service for women. The service provides a safe and stabilising environment for women who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

Your Day-to-Day

  • Work in partnership withservice users,their families and other stakeholders to assist with the recovery process
  • Forge links and maintain contact with other statutory agencies
  • Lead on the social care needs ofservice users
  • Ensure thatservice usersand 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

  • A Registered Social Worker with Social Work England
  • A relevant Social Work qualification
  • 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.

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 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.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

Youll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

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

Cygnet Nield House:

Cygnet Nield House in Crewe is our 29-bed mental health hospital for women.

Cygnet Nield House is split into two distinct wards, each offering specialist mental health services:

Clarion Ward, a 14 bed complex personality disorder service for women with a dual diagnosis of personality disorder and co-morbid disordered eating. Compton Ward, a 15 bed acute service for women. The service provides a safe and stabilising environment for women who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

Your Day-to-Day

  • Work in partnership withservice users,their families and other stakeholders to assist with the recovery process
  • Forge links and maintain contact with other statutory agencies
  • Lead on the social care needs ofservice users
  • Ensure thatservice usersand 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

  • A Registered Social Worker with Social Work England
  • A relevant Social Work qualification
  • 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.

Person Specification

General Requirements

Essential

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Desirable

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Person Specification

General Requirements

Essential

  • Please refer to job description above

Desirable

  • Please refer to job description above

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Cygnet Health Care

Address

North West

CW1 4QW


Employer's website

https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Cygnet Health Care

Address

North West

CW1 4QW


Employer's website

https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Vicky Linstead

VP7EE87053.1286@vacancyposter.com

01217288111

Date posted

01 June 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£15,000 to £15,000 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

VP7EE87053

Job locations

North West

CW1 4QW