Social Worker

Recruiter
Clic Sargent
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£33,755 per annum
Posted
18 Mar 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Ref
00326966
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible
Social Worker 

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 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: Social Worker 
Location: Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Salary: £33,755 per annum 
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: 29 March 2019 
Interview Date: 4 April 2019 

About the role: 

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Social Worker to provide support to children and young people diagnosed with cancer and leukaemia and their families who live in Cambridge and East Anglia. 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. You will need to be willing to travel to meet children and young people closer to their home when necessary. 

About you: 

- 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 
- It is desirable that you have experience working in an NHS setting 
- All applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills 

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 DBS 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: Social Worker, Social Work, GSCC, HCPC, Social Care, Charity, Young Peoples Social Worker, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.

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