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Young Lives vs Cancer

Social Worker

Job Type

Permanent

Region

North West

Salary

Location

£35,463

Posted Date

11 October 2022

Manchester

Closing Date

30 October 2022

We are currently looking for a qualified social worker to join our team.

The role

This role is for a qualified Social Worker for 28 hours per week and falls under the hybrid-variable category. This will include blended home based and office-based working at the Christie and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospitals to provide support to children and young people (0-25 years) diagnosed with cancer and leukaemia and their families. You will have the opportunity to work remotely / from home within the parameters of our hybrid working arrangements, with 1 or 2 days a week in the office.

Interviews will be held week commencing 7th November 2022.
About you

As well as a current Social Work England registration, you will have:

- A recognised Social work qualification
- 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.
- It is desirable that you have experience working in an NHS setting.

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.
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/

At Young Lives vs Cancer, 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

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

To arrange an informal chat, please contact Liz Morrey on 07775727041 or liz.morrey@younglivesvscancer.org.uk.

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