Social Worker (Forensic)
Ref: CYG32740

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Bury, BL8 2BS
£28,000 - £33,000pa DOE
Full Time
Closing date
Tuesday 28 November 2023

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

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

We are looking for a confident, compassionate & committed Social Worker. This role covers our male low secure Deaf ward and Female medium secure mixed Deaf and hearing ward.

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 Bury:

Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents.

Bridge Hampton – Men’s Low Secure and Deaf Mental Health

Bridge Hampton at Cygnet Hospital Bury is our highly specialised Low Secure Mental Health and Deafness service for men. We offer individualised assessment, care and treatment of a wide range of mental disorders, alongside complex communication needs.

Your Day-to-Day…

You’ll be working 40 hours a week 
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 Worker 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.

Ready to make a positive change? 

Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

Join us!

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

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What next?
If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
Click the button to apply.