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Marie Curie

Social Worker

Job Type






AFC Band 6

Posted Date

15 August 2022

Glasgow Hospice

Closing Date

31 August 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and highly motivated social worker to join our patient and family support services at our Marie Curie Glasgow Hospice, to provide support to our in-patient unit, out-patient and community services.

As a result of the pandemic the hospice is exploring how we best serve our patients and their families. With a rapidly changing shift in the health system and health economy following the COVID crisis, we are redesigning our services and this role will offer the successful candidate opportunities to provide innovative person centred, virtual and face to face, social work palliative care services to our communities.

The post holder will provide excellent psychosocial support to patients and families known to Marie Curie Services. 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 or adults and children who are supported by Marie Curie services.

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
- Full driving licence allowing you to drive in the UK

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
- Industry leading training programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible Working

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