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Specialist Palliative Care Social Worker (In-Patient Unit/ Community/ Children and Families)

Job Reference: 1910

Hours: 37.5 hours per week – flexibility may be required to meet service needs

Salary Scale: St. Richard’s Hospice Salary Scale Pay Point 13 (£26,406 - £27,725 per annum)

St. Richard’s Hospice has an exciting opportunity for a hardworking, enthusiastic and passionate professional to join us as a Social Worker within our Family Support Team. The successful candidate will provide emotional, social and practical support for patients of St. Richard’s Hospice and those important to them.

The post holder will work in collaboration with other members of the Family Support Team and the wider multi-disciplinary team and will contribute to the development of specialist palliative care services within St Richard’s Hospice.

The successful applicant will have a recognised qualification in Social Work and experience of setting up and facilitating support groups as well as substantial knowledge of the assessment of needs for patients, their children and families in a health care environment.

This post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

If you would to find out more information or arrange an informal visit to the Hospice, please contact Kirstie Smith, Staff and Volunteer Recruitment Co-ordinator, St. Richard’s Hospice, Wildwood Drive, Worcester WR5 2QT Tel. 01905 763963 or email recruitment@strichards.org.uk. Applications can be made directly online here.

Closing Date:              28 February 2019 at 12 noon

Interview Date:            8 March 2019

Charity No.                  515668

Job Description – Social Worker 2019 (IPU CF) 2

Person Spec Social Worker 2019 (IPU C F) 2