I want to keep my account, but I don’t want people to see my CV
Click ‘PRIVACY SETTINGS’, then select ‘I don't wish to be contacted about jobs by companies looking to hire'
I want to keep my account, but I don’t want to receive jobs by email
Click ‘JOBS BY EMAIL’ then choose ‘REMOVE THIS JOB ALERT EMAIL’ next to any of your alerts.
I want to permanently remove my account from this site
This will permanently remove all of your details and CV from our site. If you want to apply for any jobs in the future, you can apply as a guest or you will have re-register.
London, Greater London, England
We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated part-time (3 days a week) Social Worker to work within the Palliative care department at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital. The post is set within the established palliative care team which offers physical, emotional, spiritual and social support to patients and those close to them. The palliative care team provides both in-patient and community services and consists of medical staff, a nursing team, social workers and secretarial staff with active participation from Dimbleby Cancer Care Services (support and information service for cancer patients and their carers) especially the psycho-oncology support team within this service.
The successful applicant will work as part of the wider multi-disciplinary team. They will take responsibility for a caseload of complex cases requiring high level, specialist expertise in Palliative care. This will include those with life-threatening conditions and palliative needs. The role of the social worker includes recognising, advocating and empowering patient choice and promoting autonomy of the individual within the healthcare system. Support will also be given to carers, siblings and other family members. As well as planning and supporting for bereavement
You will be responsible for the assessment, planning and coordination of social care provision, working with the multidisciplinary team, hospital discharge team and external agencies. You will be an autonomous practitioner able to prioritise, organise and effectively manage a patient caseload. You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to work flexibly to meet client need.
Closing Date: Sunday 25th February 2018 at Midnight
Interviews are planned 5th March 2018