Social Worker

An amazing job opportunity has arisen for a committed Social Worker to work in an exceptional mental health service based in the Blackburn, Lancashire area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This special mental health service caters to the treatment needs of male patients with a mental illness and/or personality disorder, maximising their opportunity for recovery, rehabilitation and independent living


*To be considered for this position you must hold a degree level in Social Work and registration with Social Work England



As a Social Worker your key duties include:

  • Provide expertise and leadership in Safeguarding

  • To bring clear focus on the rights of all service users and their families, including the ability to investigate, evaluate and learn from allegations to improve safety, dignity and compassion within the unit

  • Work as part of the Multi- disciplinary Team focusing on prevention, early intervention, building resilience and self-care, reducing and delaying dependency

  • Undertake assessments, care plans and where required Tribunal Report to determine eligibility and support the access to services under relevant social care framework

  • Within assessments and interventions, identify and address social exclusions, its causes and effects on mental wellbeing and mental health

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Have the skills and knowledge about multidisciplinary recovery-focused practice, emphasising hope, control and opportunity

  • Demonstrate a critical knowledge of the theories and models for social work intervention with individuals and their families

  • Experience within a similar setting or display a willingness to learn

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to provide a professional opinion, giving rationale and knowledge base

The successful Social Worker will receive an excellent salary of £35,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Free on-site parking

  • Supplemented meals

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Birthday Holiday - your birthday as an extra day on annual leave

  • Enhanced maternity pay

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare

  • Access to development opportunities

  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel

  • Leadership & management development

  • Long service award

  • Refer a friend bonus

  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000 (Terms apply)

Reference ID: 6305

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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