Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve? We don't just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn't exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort. So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential. BURTON PARK IS DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE WE WILL BE UNVEILING OUR NEWLY REFURBISHED WARD IN JUNE 2018 It is a specialist unit providing support and care for people living with Huntingdon's Disease, and we will be looking to employ staff with the relevant experience.* ABOUT US Burton Park is part of the Priory Brain Injury care pathway, which boasts extensive Brain Injury Services offered across 13 sites throughout the UK. Priory Brain Injury Services (PBIS) provide highly specialised treatment programmes for people with acquired brain injury (ABI) grounded on national guidance and research; from acute medical rehabilitation and neurobehavioural rehabilitation through to long-term continuing care. PBIS has been successfully delivering neurobehavioural rehabilitation and making a positive difference to people's lives since 1985 to people with ABI, whose challenging behaviour prevents attainment of their maximum rehabilitation potential and personal autonomy. Burton Park is a 50 bedded inpatient specialist neuro-rehabilitation service for treating and discharging people with complex neuropsychiatric needs. The site is split across 3 units: - Warwick Lodge is currently undergoing a full refurbishment and is due to open in June 2018. It will specialise in providing support and care for people living with Huntingdon's Disease. - Cleves Lodge specialise in ABI (including slow stream rehabilitation) and neurobehavioural disability - Dalby Unit - Female only unit, specialising in ABI or Progressive Neurological Conditions Burton Park employs the full multidisciplinary range of services to provide rehabilitation and/or stabilisation of mood and behaviour. We provide individual treatment programmes with time-lined goals and objectives to support the resident to achieve optimum rehabilitation or behaviour stabilisation, to achieve their potential and to work towards successful, sustainable discharge. The Role: Co-ordinates, negotiates and manages the mandatory processes and procedures to ensure the unit's compliance with current legislation and statutory regulation; taking appropriate action to preserve the psycho-social and socio-economic circumstance of assigned clients attending Priory units; needs assessments of clients and their families and identification of relevant resources pre and post discharge. To co-ordinate health, rehabilitation, social service, medico-legal and voluntary agencies to ensure an individually tailored programme is provided for each client, to establish the necessary level of care and to liaise with external agencies to help obtain the funding and services necessary to meet on going needs. Knowledge & Skills - A degree level in social work - Registered with the General Social Care Council - Detailed knowledge and comprehensive understanding of current legislation. - In-depth knowledge and experience of working within a multi-disciplinary setting in relation to physical and neurological conditions and the impact on the service users. - Knowledge and experience of community resources. - Problem solving relying upon extensive acquired practical and theoretical social work knowledge and experience, informed by on going evidence based research. - Effectively manage their own caseloads within established procedures and regulatory framework. - Exceptional communication, negotiation, and report writing skills are essential in order to gain and retain the confidence of service users in often complex and emotive situations. - The post holders need to forge and maintain good working relationships with local agencies, the courts and other organisations concerned with mental health, child and adult protection and social welfare. Experience Experienced Social Worker, ideally within the specialist area of neuro-rehabilitation and physical disability where the post holder has gained first-hand experience in liaising with Social Services, the NHS, Housing departments, the legal profession, courts and the Department of Works and Pensions in order to co-ordinate and implement the processes and procedures required under current legislation. In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits: - Comprehensive induction and commitment to on going training - 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays - Online benefits and cash back rewards - Cycle to work scheme - SMART Childcare Vouchers - A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) - Private Medical Insurance Scheme - Life Assurance - Free meal while on duty - Employee Assistance Services 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. Disclosure 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.