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Head of Social Work - £2,000 Welcome bonus
Ref: CYG36522

Location
Beckton, E6 6ZB
Salary
Up to £55,000pa DOE
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Thursday 27 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 Social Worker to join oue team as Head of Social Work at Cygnet Hospital Beckton.

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 Beckton:

Cygnet Hospital Beckton is rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with inspectors praising staff for their ‘safe, person-centred care’. The hospital is a gender specific hospital for women with complex mental health needs.

Your Day-to-Day…

  • Supervise the Social Work Team, maintain and promote professional social work standards and provide professional leadership.
  • Act as a Practice Educator to develop the knowledge, values and practice skills of student social workers and social workers in their Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)
  • Provide expertise, and advice to others in order to ensure a safe, effective, high quality service that is compatible with relevant policies, procedures and protocols.

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
  • £2,000 welcome bonus
  • 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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