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Priory Hospital Roehampton, Priory Lane, Roehampton, SW15 5JJ

Priory Group Division






Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health illness to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Opportunity Summary:

We are now recruiting for a Social Worker to join our multidisciplinary Therapy Service at Priory Hospital Roehampton. The successful candidate will work as the social worker on one of our CAMHS wards as part of the MDT to ensure the highest levels of patient care and optimal communication with parents/carers and the community teams.

Registered with Social Work England, you will be an experienced social worker with knowledge and experience in a similar mental health setting. Experience specifically within CAMHS inpatient treatment is desirable.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Lead Social Worker to progress the social work agenda at site and both will report into the Therapy Business Manager.

Both Social Workers share the additional responsibility of supporting the Safeguarding Lead for the hospital for the hospital, ensuring that best practice is adhered to in all services. This is an advisory role, to support clinicians and managers when making decisions about safeguarding concerns/practice.

Key Skills/Knowledge Areas:

  • Listening and communication
  • Sensitivity and understanding
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Flexibility and openness to change
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
  • Working knowledge of social theories and practices
  • Social perceptiveness and empathy
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Mental Health Act
  • Safeguarding Adults and Young People

Job Advert Location Description

About Priory Roehampton:
Set back within landscaped gardens, the tranquil environment of the Priory Hospital Roehampton offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 100 service users, as well as day care and outpatient services.
Specialising in the management and treatment of mental health problems including addictions and eating disorders, our multidisciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes and have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

No agencies please

If you forward any CV’s to the Priory Group and you are not on the Priory Group PSL and have not been asked to work on the above role we will accept the CV as a gift.

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