Social Worker
Ref: CYG10002


  • Location
  • Cygnet Woking, Redding Way, Knaphill, Woking GU21 2QS
  • Salary
  • Up to £32,000 Per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 13/07/2020
  • Are you a skilled and enthusiastic Social Worker seeking a new challenge where you can make a positive difference?

    An exciting opportunity has become available for a Social Worker to join our team at Cygnet Hospital Woking, working Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

    Cygnet Hospital Woking offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women. Cygnet Lodge Woking, our sister hospital close by, provides a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men and extends our care pathway.

    Your Day-to-Day…

    You’ll be working 37.5 hours a week alongside a team of experienced Social Workers with an emphasis on patient contact and face-to-face work with individuals.

    • Work in partnership with service users, their families and other stakeholders to support patient’s progress through their treatment pathway
    • Ensure that patients and their families/carers are aware of their legal rights
    • Take a lead role in safeguarding within the multidisciplinary team
    • Forge links and maintain contact with external agencies
    • Lead on assessing and supporting the social care needs of patients
    • Provide written reports to the Mental Health Review Tribunal, Hospital Managers, and other key professionals                                       
    • To work on all four wards at Cygnet Woking Hospital which include Female PICU, Women’s High Dependency, Women’s Low secure and Low secure for Men. You will also work alongside the service users at Cygnet Lodge Woking.

    You are…

    • Registered as a Social Worker with Social Work England and have a relevant Social Work qualification
    • Experienced in working in a mental health setting, or passionate about working in this field
    • Highly knowledgeable of the Care Act, Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act, as well as GDPR and patient confidentiality
    • Able to confidently apply the principles of safeguarding adults in practise
    • One years’ experience working as a Social Worker
    • 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…

    • Salary of up to £32,000 per annum
    • Monthly reflective practice, expert supervision & peer support
    • Free car parking or a shuttle service to Woking train station
    • Free Lunch
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Pension scheme
    • “Cycle to Work” scheme,  & excellent employee discount savings.
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
    • Plus many more

    Location Information:

    Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    The aim at Cygnet Hospital Woking is to help people learn how to manage their mental health and reinforce their daily living skills, helping to prepare for independent life.

    Services are delivered in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living. The hospital is close to transport links and with ready access to the local community.

    Cygnet Hospital Woking currently has an overall CQC rating of ‘Good’

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

    Join us!

  • Job Description
  • Job_description_Social_Worker_Woking.docx

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