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Young Lives vs Cancer

Social Work Team Leader

Job Type

Permanent

Region

West Yorkshire

Salary

Location

£40,180

Posted Date

1 June 2022

Hybrid - part home, part site

Closing Date

13 June 2022

Do you want to develop and lead a Hospital based Social Work team providing a service for children and young people with a cancer diagnosis-if the answer to this is yes then what are you waiting for;

Due to retirement, an exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and develop a social work service for children and young people with cancer in Leeds working across two sites; St James Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary.

We are looking for a social work qualified experienced people manager to take responsibility for operational management and development of our social work services.

You will ensure that effective services are delivered to children and young people with cancer and their families through the professional supervision of our staff group, working across split sites.

You will have:

- You must hold an appropriate social work qualification
- A minimum 4 years’ experience of working with children and young people including complex case work and risk assessment and care planning, caseload management and interagency working
- Experience of managing safeguarding for children and vulnerable adults, legislation, procedures and best practice
- Experience of supervising students and / or staff in a social care setting • Experience of delivering support to young people and families via different mediums including individuals, groups and digital delivery.
- A proven ability to manage expectations of key stakeholders including staff and service users

Further information: This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

Closing date: Monday 13th June

Interview date: Monday 29th June

What we offer:

In return for your commitment, we offer a great reward package, which includes generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced pension and employee savings scheme. To find out more about our benefits package, have a look on our website:

https://www.younglivesvscancer.org.uk/careers/our-benefits/

We recognise that opportunities for too many people remain a condition of their race, class, sex, disability, sexual orientation – or a combination. This has never been acceptable to us as an organisation. At Young Lives vs Cancer, we do not just accept difference — we value it, we celebrate it, we nurture it, and we thrive off it.

We positively welcome your application irrespective of your background. We are on a journey, and if you join us, you will be part of a community that is committed make a difference to the lives of children and young people with 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

Hours per week: 35 Salary: £40,180

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