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Senior Social Worker - Forensic Service

  • Job reference: SASW2807
  • Location: Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Social Care
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Job description: I am currently recruiting for a Senior Forensic Social Worker role based in Thatcham at a secure forensic mental health hospital. This is for a full time (37.5 hours) permanent position.

The hospital provides a low to medium secure service specifically for males with mental health issues and complex needs, often with a history of offending behaviour. It also offers a PICU mental health and rehabilitation service for males and females.

As a Senior Social Worker, it will be your responsibility to manage a clinical caseload of up to 24 service users suffering from mental health issues, ensuring that the highest quality of social care is provided. You will undertake assessments, support service users on their recovery pathway, support carers and family members and complete various necessary reports.

For this role, it is essential that the successful candidate has a Social Work qualification, has worked for at least 2 years within mental health and is registered with Social Work England. The successful candidate will also be able to build working relationships with patients and family members as well as have the ability to work well within a multi-disciplinary team.

Salary - £35,500

If you are interested in this role, please apply below. If you would like further information, please contact Sophie Atkinson on 01772 208962 or email