Senior Social Worker - Secure Hospital - Male Mental Health

Thatcham, Berkshire, England
RG18 4EN
£ 35500 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
23 Jul 2020
23 Aug 2020

Job Description

Senior Social Worker - Secure Hospital - Male Mental Health  


Salary: £35,500 per annum   


Compass Associates are proud to be working with one of the UK's leading provider of specialist services to recruit a Senior Social Worker to work on a full time permanent basis.  


This role is based at a 130 bedded secure hospital in Thatcham which is comprised of low secure, medium secure and PICU wards as well as rehabilitation flats. There is one female PICU ward but all other wards are for adult males with severe and complex mental health conditions and forensic histories, all of whom are detained under the Mental Health Act.    


You would hold your own caseload but work closely with the 5 other Social Workers and wider MDT which includes Consultant Psychiatrists, Psychologists, SALTs, Occupational Therapists, Nurses and Support Workers.    


Commutable from: Newbury, Reading, Thatcham, Woolton Hill, Silchester, Farnborough, Hook, Basingstoke, Aldershot, Wokingham, Camberley, Bracknell and surrounding towns.    


The Candidate  

Essential criteria:

A degree in Social Work

SWE registration

Inpatient mental health experience

Forensic/secure experience desirable


Paid leave for your birthday

Buy extra or sell unused annual leave

Clinical supervision

Life assurance

Pension contribution

Holiday financing

Enhanced maternity package

Free parking

Free meals on duty

Annual pay/performance reviews

Staff wellbeing scheme

CPD opportunities

Employee assistance programme

Retail discounts

Car salary sacrifice


Interview Process    

Video/phone interview with the Medical Director and Lead Social Worker.    


Contact details    

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Lynette Robb directly on Apply. Alternatively email an updated CV to Apply       



Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for a successful recommendation following the completion of probation/rebate.  


Compass Associates, established in 2009, is an award-winning, UK specialist Health and Social Care Recruitment Consultancy providing tailored, high quality recruitment solutions for all permanent assignments.     

Ref: LR/HQ00030881

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