Senior Social Worker – Children & Families

Categories: Community Engagement.

30 hours per week, flexible rota with some evening and weekend work
£29,493 – £34,935 per annum, pro rata, 2 year fixed term contract (subject to funding)

Are you passionate about making a difference? 

Do you have the skills to work therapeutically and practically with children and families during the storm of bereavement? 

Saint Francis Hospice is a dynamic, forward thinking organisation delivering specialist palliative care services via an 18 bedded in-patient unit, a community palliative care service and a specialist palliative care therapy unit. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time Senior Social Worker to join an established Family Support team supporting the children and families of patients under our care, both within the hospice and in the community we serve. 

The Family Support Service is a multi-skilled, friendly and supportive team who enthusiastically look forward to welcoming a new member. We are looking for someone who can work flexibly and imaginatively to work therapeutically with children and their carers, both pre and post bereavement, using individual and group work. Would you like to share your skills with us? 

In return we offer an excellent multi-disciplinary team working environment, professional supervision, staff support and development opportunities. 

If you would like to discuss this opportunity or arrange an informal visit we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Paul Sullivan, Family Support Services Manager on 01708 753319.

If you would like to apply for the senior social worker position please complete your application online via nhs jobs, the job reference number is j181-011

Closing date: Wednesday 5th December 2014 (09.00 hrs)
Interviews: Monday 15th December 2014

Our Core Values

These values underpin all that our charity aspires to do and shape our external and internal behaviour.


Share ideas and respect one another, encouraging everyone to succeed.


Treat everyone as we would wish to be treated ourselves; be courteous an aware of how our words and actions affect others.


Be open and accountable, working together for the benefit of our local community.

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