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Kemple View, Longsight Road, Langho, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB6 8AD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

 The Therapy Services at Kemple View aim to provide bespoke and individualised treatment pathways for male patients with complex mental health, recovery needs and risk profiles. Therapy Services include Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy and education, in both our Low Secure and Rehabilitation and Recovery settings. Therapy services staff work together as part of identified Multi-Disciplinary Teams with our nursing and medical colleagues, using positive psychology approaches with patients that aim to motivate, engage, develop and practice skills to achieve life goals and promote long term change to progress through the identified care pathways.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to join this extensive and innovative team and help lead the further development of our  "outstanding" service.  Successful applicants will continue to get opportunities to develop their specialist knowledge of social work within a team ethos, as applied with patients with mental illnesses, personality disorder(s), significant physical health impairments and cognitive impairments including learning disability.


You would also have the opportunity to work closely with the Psychology and Occupational therapy departments, as part of the wider work of Therapy Services. Focusing on "building a life worth living" within a framework of positive psychology approaches in all aspects, and providing supervision to other staff, the successful applicant will be motivated, enthusiastic and share our passion for the work we do.


The opportunity has arisen for a full time Social Worker to join the social work department as part of a motivated and experienced Therapy Services team within a forensic mental health environment. This role would enable the successful applicant to build on their existing skills, develop their knowledge base and work with very complex individuals with both forensic and mental health needs. This role would be suitable for a Social Worker who is kind, compassionate and non judgmental, whilst also being risk aware and able to work methodically, flexibly and enthusiastically. Wanting to work as part of a team is essential

Due to limits on sponsorship allocations we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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