Social Worker - Mental Health Hospital

Aldershot, Hampshire, England
GU12 4PA
£ 25,000 - 27,000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
20 May 2020
20 Jun 2020

Job Description

Social Worker - Mental Health Hospital

£25,000 to £27,000

South Surrey, South East


Compass Associates are proud to be working with a reputable private healthcare provider to find a new Social Worker for their mental health hospital based in South Surrey. The hospital provides support to male older adults who have been diagnosed with varying mental health conditions and progressive organic illnesses. The provision is deemed overall 'Outstanding' by CQC and will therefore require a Social Worker with the drive and initiative to maintain such high standards.


The Role

Within this role you will be expected to work alongside other professionals within an experienced MDT to help support male older adults diagnosed with various mental health conditions across three wards, including a locked ward and a low-secure unit. You will need to effectively engage with service users while displaying consistently high standards of ethical practice. It is essential that you display well-developed skills in assessment and risk management, while also proving capable in writing reports and representing at relevant hearings and reviews.


As well as having a comprehensive knowledge of the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act, it is desired that you have previous experience working within a mental health hospital setting. Our client is seeking a motivated, passionate and enthusiastic individual who they feel can contribute significantly to the existing team. The is a full-time opportunity that requires a relevant HCPC/SWE registration. A full job description is available upon request.


The Criteria

** Must have a degree in Social Work or an equivalent qualification.

** Experience working with male older adults with mental health conditions is desirable.

** Experience working within locked and/or low-secure environments is desirable.

** Capable of working effectively within an established MDT.

** Reliable, enthusiastic, and motivated.

** Must hold a valid HCPC/SWE registration.


The Location

The hospital in which this role is based is deemed easily commutable from Aldershot, Guildford, Farnham, Haslemere, Crawley, Horsham, and Woking.



If you would like to be considered for this promising opportunity or require more information on the role, please contact Samuel Bradley directly on Apply. Alternatively, you can email an updated CV to  Apply.  



Compass Associates offer an excellent referral fee of £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successfully placed recommendation.   


Compass Associates Ltd. are acting as a recruitment consultancy for this permanent vacancy.

Ref: SB/HQ00030265

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