Specialist social worker (two posts)

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St Luke’s Hospice is the major provider of specialist palliative care to the people of Plymouth and South West Devon. It has a community team, an inpatient unit, day services, and a clinical education department.

We are looking for two experienced social workers, one to join our community specialist palliative care team (30 hours per week) and one to work on the inpatient unit at Turnchapel (37.5 hours). We have a well established integrated service and require dedicated and compassionate social workers with post qualification experience.

The successful applicants will be expected to act as an expert social work resource for palliative care, providing support and advice to patients with progressive life threatening disease and their carers, as well as multidisciplinary colleagues and professionals from other agencies.

Hours: 30 or 37.5 hours per week 

Salary: range £25,365 – £34,362 pro rata, exact point dependant on qualifications and experience

Application pack available from www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk or contact Mel Wallis 01752 246571.

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