Social Work Assistant

37.5 hours a week
Band C

circa £25,000 per annum

Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the area. In addition to our expanding Community Nursing provision, we have a 15 bed In-Patient unit, a Community Hub offering the Wellbeing Centre, Lymphoedema and Physiotherapy services, and a Patient and Family Services team.?
To support the further development of our Therapeutic and Wellbeing service we have a new and exciting opportunity for a Social Work Assistant.

The postholder will be an integral member of the In Patient Unit and will assist and actively participate with the Social Work Lead in providing social care services to patients & families, with a focus on supporting the discharge planning process. 

This role will be responsible for supporting patient and family needs and supports & assists the Social Work Lead to provide specialist Social Work knowledge to the MDT and the wider organisation.

The successful candidate will ideally have a relevant degree, be a strong administrator with demonstrable knowledge or experience of social work and relevant legislation, in addition to excellent communication skills.

In return we offer generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays) and increases with length of service, free onsite parking, pension scheme, enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision and excellent catering facilities at the Hospice.

For more information and to apply please complete the application form and email it to:

Closing date: 28th February 2020

Interview Date: 9th March 2020

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