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Social Worker
Ref: CYG34550

Location
Stevenage, SG1 4YS
Salary
Dependant on Experience
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Wednesday 13 March 2024

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.

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 Stevenage:

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure and PICU and acute mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living.

Your Day-to-Day…

  • You’ll be working 37.5 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 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.

Ready to make a positive change? 

Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

Join us!

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