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Social Work Assistant
Ref: CYG36348

Location
Wyke, BD12 8LR
Salary
£26,250 - £27,750pa DOE
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 17 June 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 Assistant 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.

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

Cygnet Hospital Wyke:

Cygnet Hospital Wyke provides a comprehensive pathway of acute admissions services for men. Our team works closely and collaboratively with service users, their families and the referrer to provide a seamless pathway from referral to discharge.

Your Day-to-Day…

  • Work in partnership with patients, their families and other stakeholders to assist with the recovery process
  • Contribute to the provision of a high quality care for patients and to uphold the positive image of Cygnet.
  • To work as part of the Social Work Department Team
  • Supervision will be provided by the Senior Social Worker 
  • Forge links and maintain contact with other statutory agencies 
  • Lead on the social care needs of patients
  • Ensure that patients 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…

  • 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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