22 days ago
We are looking for a qualified and experienced Social Worker to provide support to children and young people diagnosed with cancer and their families. This 31.5 hour post will join the new Services Access and Support team (17.5 hours) in addition to working as part of our team in Liverpool who deliver a service including at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital (14 hours). It is home based working.
Our work is rewarding but also complex and demanding; you will need to be resourceful and resilient. You will work closely with our supportive CLIC Sargent team, an established NHS multi-disciplinary team and with services in the community.
Social Worker Requirements:
As well as current Social Work England registration you will have:
- Experience working with children, young people and their families/carers in a social care setting
- Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment
- Knowledge of child and young people’s development
- An understanding of the impact of serious illness for young people and their families.
- All applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills and experience at supporting children, young people and families by phone, email, video calls (Microsoft Teams) and other tech means.
We require the post holder to commence ASAP so they can be part of the preparations for the launch of the new service in 2021.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.
CLIC Sargent is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
About CLIC Sargent:
Today, 12 children and young people in the UK hear the shocking news they have cancer. CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families, offering them care and support every step of the way. You can be a part of helping them live their life to the full.
We are always looking for talented people from all backgrounds, to join us and help improve the lives of children and young people with cancer and their families. We particularly want to encourage people from BAME and other under-represented groups to step forward and apply to work or volunteer with CLIC Sargent.
Location: Home Based
Job type: Part Time, Permanent
Salary: £34,430 FTE
Closing date: 13 November 2020
You may have experience of the following: Qualified Social Worker, Social Work, Social Care, NHS, Charity, Young Peoples Social Worker, Child Development, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.