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Young Lives vs Cancer

Social Worker

Job Type

Permanent

Region

South Yorkshire

Salary

Location

£35,463

Posted Date

7 November 2022

Hybrid

Closing Date

21 November 2022

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Social Worker to provide support to children and young people diagnosed with cancer and their families. The role is Permanent for 21 hours per week.

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

Young Lives vs Cancer is open to and in support of flexible working. We are currently defining our approach to hybrid working. Your flexibility requirements and that of the role will be discussed at interview stage with you.

This role falls under the hybrid - variable category. Your contractual base will be both home and Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Sheffield. You will have the opportunity to work remotely / from home within the parameters of our hybrid working arrangements, but majority of hours will be at hospital base.

About you:

As well as current Social Work England 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.

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

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.

If you would like an informal discussion please contact Team Leader, Louise Dolphin on 07775 923710.

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.

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