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Social Worker - Hospice / Palliative Care (22.5 hrs P/t)

Medic International
£33,000 - £35,000 /Year

Job Description

We are seeking a committed and experienced Hospital Social Worker to join their Multi Disciplinary Team at their dedicated Hospice/Palliative Care Centre, located in the world-renowned medical district of Central London (TfL Zone 1).
Working just a short walk from Regent's Park and the West End, this role is within easy reach of TfL and National Rail services (Paddington, Marylebone, Euston, King's X/St. Pancras).
This is a part-time role of 22.5 hours per week (£19,000 - £21,000) based on FTE salary of £33,000 - £35,000 flexible working.

The Hospice consists of 19 bedded Inpatient Unit, Clinical Day Services, a multi-disciplinary Community Team and Lymphoedema Services maintaining highest standards of palliative care. 
Services are provided for people with cancer, HIV and other life threatening illnesses and for their significant others.

The successful candidate will liaise with the multi-disciplinary team in order to assess and agree support for the patient, carers and families and help plan for the safe discharge of patients to appropriate community settings, liaising with community agencies where needed to activate community resources.

Person requirements:
Qualified Social Worker with full HCPC registration.
Minimum of two year's post-registration experience; one year of which must be in Palliative Care/Hospice-specific setting, and one year must be UK-based.

Ability to make judgments and decisions with confidence.
Ability to cope in stressful situations, prioritise and manage own caseload.

Besides a highly professional work environment, the additional benefits of working for this company include:
Flexible working conditions
Pension (including continuing the NHS Pension Scheme if eligible)
Season Ticket Loan
Lifestyle screening

Medic International is a leading healthcare recruitment partner with particular expertise in the placement of the full range of Specialist healthcare staff.
As a nurse-led consultancy, our detailed understanding of the complexity of the Social Worker role places us in an excellent position to match your skills with the specific requirements of our Recruiting Managers.

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