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Social Worker

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Social Worker to work in an exceptional hospital setting based in the Guiseley, Leeds area.

As a Social Worker you will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers.

This service supports women over the age of 18 who have complex emotional and mental health problems associated with significant risk behaviours.

Typically they have a diagnosis of personality disorder or a severe mental illness.

As a Social Worker your key responsibilities include:

·         To ensure an accurate holistic and up to date, social history is available for each service user, which offers formulations and recommendations

·         To liaise with Social Care Departments and integrated NHS Trusts to ensure that reports and attendance by a representative are available for Mental Health Reviews Tribunals.

Where necessary prepare reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals and Hospital Managers appeals and attend hearings in collaboration with Social Services Departments

·         To maintain accurate and up to date records of social work input to the care plan including Section 117 Mental Health Act 1983 care planning and transfer summaries which reflect the service user's views

·         To play a lead role regarding children visiting service user's at Arbury Court and liaison with Children and Families and Child Protection agencies operating within national guidelines

·         Ensure that service user has access to independent advice on financial, legal and Advocacy matters

·         To observe the supervision contract as per departmental policy


An ideal Social Worker must have these skills as they are beneficial for this position:

·         Knowledge of relevant legislation

·         Demonstrate ability to assess need and risk

·         Demonstrate the ability to manage a caseload

·         Good verbal and written communication skills

·         Experience of working with people who have Mental health problems

·         Experience of working within a multi-Disciplinary Team in Community or Hospital setting

·         To be registered with the HCPC


The successful Social Worker will receive an excellent annual salary from £30,000 - £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:

·         The equivalent of 25 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!

·         Free meals and parking

·         Wellbeing support and activities

·         Career development and training

·         Pension contribution

·         Life Assurance

·         Enhanced Maternity Package


To be considered for this position you must hold BA / MA in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work, CQSW, CSS or other recognised qualification

Reference ID: 4029

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

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum
  • Location: Guiseley, Leeds
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Peter Fit
  • Tel: 0121 638 0567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 4029
  • Posted: 2020-03-25 10:03:07 -

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