Today, 12 children and young people in the UK hear the shocking news they have cancer. CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children, young people, and their families, offering them care and support when they need it most. You can be a part of a team helping them live their life to the full.
Position: Social Worker
Location: Cambridge - Addenbrooke's Hospital
Job type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 17.5 hours per week
Benefits: In return for your commitment, we offer a great reward package, which includes generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme and season ticket loan.
Closing Date: 16th September 2019
Interview Date: 26th September
About the role:
We are looking for a qualified and experienced Social Worker to provide support to children diagnosed with cancer and leukaemia and their families. Based at Cambridge - Addenbrooke's Hospital, you will work with patients and their family’s receiving treatment there. Our work is rewarding but also complex and demanding; you will need to be resourceful and resilient. You will work closely with our supportive CLIC Sargent team, an established NHS multi-disciplinary team and with services in the community.
As well as current HCPC registration you will have:
- Experience working with children, young people and their families / carers in a social care setting.
- Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment.
- Knowledge of child and young people development.
- An understanding of the impact of serious illness for children, young people and families.
- All applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills.
In return for your commitment, we offer a great reward package, which includes generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme and season ticket loan.
We are always looking for talented people from all backgrounds, to join us and help improve the lives of children and young people with cancer and their families. We particularly want to encourage people from under-represented groups to step forward and apply to work or volunteer with CLIC Sargent.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
CLIC Sargent is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
You may have experience of the following: Qualified Social Worker, Social Work, Social Care, NHS, Charity, Young Peoples Social Worker, Child Development, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.