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Senior Social Worker - Adults - Multidisciplinary

  • Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
  • Location: South East England
  • Date posted: 04-06-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003408_1528118351

Charles Hunter Associates have a new opportunity for a Senior Social Worker to work within a multi-professional team and provide a therapeutic social work service to patients and families across all care settings of a privately-owned Hospice based in Hertfordshire. Working as part of the multi-professional team to carry out emotional, psychological and social assessments of clients & develop individual Social Work Support plans to meet their identified needs and goals

Benefits for you as a Senior Social Worker

  • Flexible working,
  • mobile phones, and laptops.
  • 24 days annual leave for full-time staff or pro rata for part-time staff.
  • childcare vouchers
  • Competitive Salary

Responsibilities of the Senior Social Worker:

  • To be the lead worker on the Community Support Volunteers project including the recruitment, training, support and supervision volunteers
  • Work within the multi-professional team as a social work practitioner, managing a caseload across all hospice care settings
  • Act as an advocate for people with life-limiting illness, their families, carers and those important to them
  • Work as an effective member of the multi-disciplinary team and contribute to the holistic assessment and understanding of death and dying and the psychosocial needs of patients, their families and carers
  • Operate at a high professional standard in accordance with the hospice values, policies and procedures, legislation and relevant codes of practice
  • Participate in the Duty Social Work system, including providing Social Work support & advice to various teams across the hospice
  • Participate in the provision of training for staff and volunteers
  • Maintain and improve professional competence, keeping abreast of the latest developments in relevant areas of practice and maintaining a record of professional development

As Supervising Social Worker, you will:

  • Be fully registered with the HCPC and fully qualified
  • Have experience in Child Protection
  • Have previous Supervising role, managing at least two
  • Be a car driver and owner
  • Be prepared for travel

Location Kingsbury Hertfordshire

Salary - £30,000k

If you can see yourself as their next Senior Social Worker, follow the directions to apply. Or, if you have any questions about the position you can contact Fee Henderson on 0118 948 5555.

If this Senior Social Worker role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!