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Claire House Children's Hospice

Social Work Practitioner (Caseload Holder)

Job Type

Permanent

Region

UK

Salary

Location

£37,200 – £44,700

Posted Date

4 July 2024

UK

Closing Date

24 July 2024

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic and dynamic social work practitioner to work as part of the care coordination team in all Claire House settings; Wirral Hospice, Liverpool Hospice and the community setting.

This role is full-time and can be worked flexibly across 4 days, a minimum of 30 hours is required, predominantly office hours, with an expectation to work flexibility over a 7-day period if needed, with an option to work at home 1 day a week; dependent on need.

This role involves supporting families holistically within their journey at Claire House children’s hospice. This role will be a main point of contact for families and professionals to build positive relationships, with a specific lead for social aspects of care and support.

Key skills for this job include: Experience working with children/young people and families, excellent communication skills, organisational skills, ability to work in a small team, ability to work autonomously, able to prioritise and manage time and workload, ability to problem solve, adaptable, car driver.

This role will provide specialist resource in social care knowledge with a strong understanding of child and family social work principles, theories and practices.

Claire House is the place where you can make a real difference for children and families from across Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales as well as a great place to develop your career.

We recognise that working in a Children’s hospice is very different to that of other organisations and sometimes applicants are not sure which role best suits their experience. We hold Claire House values central to our recruitment process. Therefore, we welcome applicants to spend time at Claire House ahead of the interview. This consists of; having a tour of the hospice, spending time with a mix of hospice staff to find out more about the role, and having time to ask questions in a more relaxed environment.

All Claire House employees receive a rewards and recognition package which includes generous annual leave, life cover, free access to an Employee Assistance Program and counselling service, free parking, access to training and courses and in-house clinical supervision. We offer additional payments for working unsocial hours and night shifts. You can also continue with your pension scheme or join the Claire House pension scheme.

Should you require any further information or want to discuss this opportunity please speak to Claire Jones, care coordination team lead, claire.jones@clairehouse.org.uk.

Completed applications should be emailed to jobs@clairehouse.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 24th July 2024

INTERVIEW: Friday 2nd August 2024

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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