Social Worker - Liverpool Hospice

Job ID: 800210
Location: Liverpool
Salary: AFC Band 6 negotiable
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Job Reference: L35-61735

Employer:Marie CurieLocation:LiverpoolSalary:AFC Band 6

30 hours per week
Agenda for Change Band 6 (26,565 - 35,577 pa pro rata)
Closing date: 21st August 2017
Interview Date: 29th August 2017
Marie Curie are here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. Marie Curie offers expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Our Marie Curie nurses and healthcare assistants work night and day, in people's homes across the UK, providing hands-on care and vital emotional support. Our Marie Curie hospices offer specialist round-the-clock care. Marie Curie support people throughout their illness by giving practical information, support from trained volunteers and being there when someone wants to talk.
Our multi-disciplinary team aims to provide person-centred, expert medical, spiritual, psychological, practical and social support to help people and their families make the most of the time they have together.
Every year Marie Curie Hospices care for thousands of patients across the UK. The charity's nine hospices provide the largest number of hospice beds outside the NHS and offer specialist palliative care in a relaxed, friendly and comfortable environment.
Liverpool Hospice are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, confident, innovative, and HCPC registered Social Worker with post qualifying experience in a healthcare setting and grounding in statutory work.
The role is varied and key responsibilities include assessing the needs of our patients and their families, and meeting their psychological, emotional and social needs. In addition you will be planning and supporting complex discharges and delivering bereavement support. This includes working in both in-patient, day-care and community settings.
The successful candidate will join a supportive and forward thinking team and have access to staff development and educational opportunities including appropriate clinical supervision.
You will need to have excellent communication, organisational and social work assessment skills, and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the social, psychological and spiritual needs of individuals and families facing advanced disease, death and bereavement.

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Job Type:PermanentPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:6Staff Group:Allied Health ProfessionalsSpecialty/Function:Hospice

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