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Cygnet

Social Worker

Job Type

Permanent

Reference 

Social Worker

Salary

Location

£35,000 - £40,000pa DOE

Posted Date

23 October 2023

Maidstone

Closing Date

7 November 2023

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

It’s an excellent opportunity to progress your career as a valued member of a supportive team.

Maximising positive outcomes & recovery for our clients – it's a challenging, satisfying vocation.

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

You’ll 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 you’re passionate about what you do, we want to talk to you!

Cygnet Hospital Maidstone:

Cygnet Hospital Maidstone is our state-of-the-art, 63 bed mental health facility for adults situated in the Kent Medical Campus in Maidstone.

Cygnet Hospital Maidstone is purpose built to meet the latest national specifications for improving mental health within a therapeutic environment. The hospital will provide an important and much-needed service for local patients from Kent.

Your Day-to-Day…

Work in partnership with service 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 of service users
Ensure that service users and 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? We’ll 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.

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