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Qualified Social Worker, Part Time

  • Job Type: Part Time
  • Profession: Social Work
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: Starting Salary: £35,438 per annum, pro rata (depending on experience)

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Social Worker

Low Secure, Specialist Rehabilitation and CAMHS

Location:  Northampton

Starting Salary: £35,438 per annum, pro rata (depending on experience) 

Part Time: 30 hours per week

About Us

We are St Andrew's. We are a mental health Charity and our purpose is to inspire hope for those living with complex mental health needs.

We are looking to a future with less stigma, more community support, more research and education, and we aim to be at the forefront of inspiring real change. We want to ensure we can all live in a society where everyone with complex mental health needs is heard, valued and has hope for their future.

Come and join us, and support us to help people transform their lives. 

Your role with us

An opportunity has come up within the Low Secure and CAMHS Division for a qualified Social Worker. This role works in partnership with the wards and associated multi-disciplinary teams to provide good quality care and support to patients and their carers. Taking the lead with carer engagements, safeguarding and statutory Social Work activities, you would be joining a high achieving and committed social work team


You will have a recognised Social Work Qualification and ideally experience of working in Mental Health and Mental Capacity Legislation; as well as Safeguarding Adults Legislation and practice, to include the undertaking of safeguarding investigations.

There is an expectation that you will seek to develop your skills in your specialist area and that you will also hold a full case load.

St Andrew’s Healthcare Social Workers must be registered with Social Work England and there will be opportunities for training to ensure registration.  In addition, there will be regular supervision, an annual performance review and opportunities for development. 

Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day. 


We offer an excellent benefits package including: Pension; Sickness policy on par with the NHS; Access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts schemes; 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing to 41 after 10 years' service; Life cover; Car lease scheme; Cycle to work scheme; Free parking; Paid DBS application; Access to free vocational qualifications.

Closing Date: 20th June 2024


If this sounds like you then we’d love you to apply here. If you would like an informal and confidential discussion about the role contact our Recruitment Team at