Lead Social Worker - Mental Health

Medic International
35000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual
13 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a capable and experienced Lead Social Worker to join our client's Mental Health Unit, based in a small, attractive rural community just outside Horley, Surrey , close to Gatwick Airport and with good rail connections into central London.

Our client is a major provider of UK mental health care; dedicated to patients' wellbeing, offering a high standard of services, inspiring innovation, and providing programmes that are individually tailored toward patients' recovery and rehabilitation. This is a Medium/Low Secure unit.

The successful candidate will be contributing to the provision of multi-disciplinary pre-admission assessment of patients with key responsibility for obtaining and verifying information regarding patient's family, victim issues and other third party information.
Person requirements
Qualified Social Worker with current full HCPC registration .
At least four years post-registration experience including current or recent UK Mental Health-specific experience.
Experience of managing and leading a Social Work team, within a forensic, criminal justice setting.
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Besides a competitive salary and highly professional work environment, the additional benefits of working for this company include:
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
Free meals while on duty
Employee Assistance Services
Continuous learning and development
Childcare voucher
Career development
Personal health insurance
Voluntary Benefit

For a summary of all current Medic International Social Worker opportunities, click HERE .

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