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Young Lives vs Cancer

Social Worker

Job Type

Salary

Location

Permanent

Region

£34,429.96

Posted Date

Scotland

11 February 2022

Glasgow - Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre

Closing Date

23 February 2022

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Social Worker for 35 hours per week. This will include blended home and office based working at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Service to provide support to young people (16-25 years) diagnosed with cancer and leukaemia and their families.

Our work is rewarding but also complex and demanding; you will need to be resourceful and resilient. You will work closely with our supportive Young Lives vs Cancer Team, an established NHS multi-disciplinary team and with services in the community.
About you

As well as current SSSC 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 development
- An understanding of the impact of serious illness for children, young people and families.

All applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills.
What we offer

In return for your commitment, we offer a great reward package, which includes generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme and season ticket loan.

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 under-represented groups to step forward and apply to work or volunteer with Young Lives vs Cancer.

Young Lives vs Cancer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For an informal discussion, please contact Joyce Brown (Team Leader) - 0141 451 6395

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