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Marie Curie

Social Worker

Job Type

Fixed term (6 months)

Region

UK

Salary

Location

£33,706- £40,588

Posted Date

7 November 2022

Home-based

Closing Date

27 November 2022

Marie Curie Hospice Hampstead are looking for a part time Social Worker to work across both the Inpatient Unit and Outpatient Unit.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our Patient and Family Support Team to contribute to the provision of specialist palliative care for patients and their families/carers facing life limiting illnesses within a hospice setting.

What we are looking for:

- Degree in social work with relevant post qualification experience in health and social care
- Registration with relevant recognised body
- Experience of working with people who are living with life limiting illness
- Reliable and forward thinking with excellent communication skills

What’s in it for you:

- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Continuous development

The post holder will provide excellent psychosocial support to patients and families known to Marie Curie Services. They will support service developments within the patient and family support team and work as an integral part of the hospice multidisciplinary team, ensuring organisational and professional practice standards are upheld, in addition to playing a pivotal role in safeguarding of adults and children who are supported by Marie Curie services.

The hospice has excellent transport links with London Underground, London Overground and buses nearby as well as free onsite parking.

If you would like to arrange an informal visit or to further discuss the role, please contact Debbie Ripley- Debbie.ripley@mariecurie.org.uk

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or meet our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.


We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.


About Us:

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows our daffodil, but it’s our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.

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