Social worker (Community)

18.75 hours per week (0.5 WTE)
Up to c£29,500 (£14,750 pro-rata) dependent upon experience

St Wilfrid’s Hospice provides end of life support to the population of Eastbourne and the surrounding parts of East Sussex, from our stunning hospice building and through our highly skilled community teams. We are rated an ‘outstanding’ provider by the Care Quality Commission and have a clear vision of reaching increasing numbers of local patients and their families, in close collaboration with our community. Social work is a crucial component of the excellent holistic care we strive to deliver.

This part time role for a social worker primarily based in the community involves providing a broad range of interventions in response to the often complex psychological and social needs of patients and families. Close liaison with the broader multi-disciplinary team will be essential. You will need to have excellent social work skills and have clear insight into the social and psychological impact of advanced disease, death and bereavement.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and confident social worker with relevant post qualification experience to complement our well established psycho-social team. This is a rewarding and exciting role with regular line management supervision and opportunities for professional development.

Informal enquiries are welcomed via Andrea Dechamps, Director of Patient & Family Support on 01323 434 240 or email [email protected] 

To apply for this position please download and complete the attached application form, the Job Description and Person Specification are also attached to assist you. Please email your completed application form to [email protected] or post to the HR Department, St Wilfrid’s Hospice, 1 Broadwater Way, Eastbourne, BN22 9PZ.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources team on 01323 434209 or email [email protected] 

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted, unless applicants are unable to complete our application form due to a disability.

Closing Date:     Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Interview Date: Tuesday 15th May 2018

Job Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification