We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Social Worker to work as a key member of the Family Support Team, working with both In-patients and Community patients known to the hospice
There has never been a more important time to provide high quality, specialist end-of-life care to support patients and their families.
Position: Social Worker
Hours: 22.5 hours per week over 3 days
Salary: £32,409 per annum pro rata
Benefits: Company pension scheme, 25 days holiday (pro rata), rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays, enhanced maternity, and paternity pay, enhanced sick pay, corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services.
The Hospice is in Oxenhope, near Keighley. As well as expert palliative care, the organisation supports people with life-limiting conditions, and their families, working across Airedale, Wharfedale, Craven, and North and Bradford.
About the role:
The key objective of this role is to provide psychosocial support to patients and their families with complex specialist palliative care needs. As a key member of the Family Support Team, you will work with both In-patients and Community patients known to the hospice. You will be required to ensure current legislation and national guidance is adhered to within the social work role. The role takes the lead for the hospice in safeguarding and working as part of the multi-disciplinary team to deliver high quality care.
- Provision of psychosocial care
- Case load management
- Safeguarding lead
- Educating others
- Service development
As a Qualified Social Worker, you will work closely with the team providing psychological, spiritual, and social support for patients, families, and Carers.
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current Health Care Professions Council registration
- An understanding of the issues surrounding end of life care
- Experience of safeguarding
- Experience as working of part of a multi-disciplinary team
- Excellent communication skills
Other roles you may have experience of could include Social Worker, Link Worker, Support Worker, Family, Families, Family Social Worker, Nursing Social Worker, Senior Social Worker, Support Social Worker, Case Social Worker etc.