Administrator / Support Worker or Care Support Worker

Recruiter
Clic Sargent
Location
Manchester
Salary
£12,542.51 per annum pro rata, (FTE £19,954)
Posted
31 Oct 2018
Closes
19 Nov 2018
Ref
00324218
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Administrator / Support Worker or Care Support Worker

Every day, 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 and young people, and their families, offering them care and support every step of the way. You can be a part of helping them live their life to the full.

Position: Care Support Worker
Location: Christie Hospital, Manchester, Lancashire (Commutable from Rochdale, Bolton, Stockport, Warrington and surrounding areas)
Job type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 22 hours per week
Salary: £12,542.51 per annum pro rata, (FTE £19,954)

Closing Date: 18 November 2018
Interview Date: 29 November 2018

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join our established Social Care Team providing services and support to children, teenagers and young adults with cancer. Our team includes Paediatric Social Workers, Social Workers for Young People and a Development Worker for volunteers. Administrative support is provided by a part-time Team Administrator.

You will be expected to maintain a high standard of administration, but also to help Social Workers to provide day to day support for service users and to plan and organise events and activities. You will have some contact with children, young people and families, completing registrations and grant applications, providing information and assistance with accessing appropriate services. You will help us to maintain our CARE database and contribute to collecting and presenting data for reports and evaluations.

About you:

We are looking for an experienced person who has the confidence to meet with children and families when they may be experiencing great distress, but who is also highly organised and efficient. You will need to have a good standard of literacy and numeracy, have experience of an administrative role and experience of working with children and families.

It is desirable that you have some experience of working in a similar setting and that you have an understanding of the impact of cancer or serious illness.

All applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills.

What we offer:

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.

CLIC Sargent is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Administrator, Team Administrator, Office Administrator, Admin Assistant, Social Care, Social Work, Social Worker, Healthcare Assistant, etc.

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