Lead Social Worker – Forensic Mental Health

Lead Forensic Social Worker

Up to £59,000 Per Year + Benefit Package

Full Time: 37.5 hours a week


Are you a Qualified Social Worker?

Do you have experience working within a forensic mental health inpatient setting?

Do you have a proven track record of excellent leadership skills?

If this sounds like you, please don’t hesitate and call me on 02393 877356 or email me [email protected]


Compass Associates is excited to be collaborating with a well-established provider of mental health, learning disabilities and neurorehabilitation services, to recruit a full time permanent Lead Forensic Social Worker.

The Hospital offers personalised assessment and treatment programmes for service used with mental illness/complex care needs as well as those with personality disorder within our Medium & Low Secure services.


This is commutable between Newbury, Donnington, Thatcham, Headley, Basingstoke and Reading.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide effective leadership to social work team
  • Manages and directs the Forensic Social Work Team and all social care aspects pertaining to patient care
  • Ensures compliance with statutory regulations and current legislation, meets quality standards, and delivers against KPI performance indicators.

Candidate Criteria:

  • Proven Leadership skills
  • A recognised qualification in Social Work
  • Experience working within inpatient forensic settings
  • AMHP registration

Looking to apply or want more information?

To apply, or for more information and an informal confidential discussion please contact Dane Pryor at 02393 877356 or email [email protected]

Not for you, but know someone who would be a good fit?

Compass Ltd are working in partnership on this position and offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for any successful referrals.

Dane Pryor - Consultant - Compass Associates
Specialist Care

Dane Pryor (AREC)

Consultant - Clinical (South)

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