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Care Quality Commission - CQC

Social Work Assistant Practitioner

Title: Social Work Assistant Practitioner
Salary: £20,393 – £23,833 FTE (Salary Band 4)
Hours: 37.5 hours a week

Closing date: 22nd November 2019
Interview date: 5th December 2019

“Our work is so rewarding, we can make a real difference”

As a Social Work Assistant Practitioner you will work with patients, their carers and their families under the care of Weldmar Hospicecare.


Under the direction of the Specialist Palliative Care Social Worker, you will work as a member of the wider multi-disciplinary team, providing emotional and practical support and advice to patients and to their relatives and carers.

You will have a good understanding of the needs of carers and demonstrate a compassionate and holistic approach utilising your excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

You will have previous experience of working collaboratively with health, social care, and voluntary agencies and have knowledge of accessing services and support networks that are appropriate.

Knowledge and experience of safeguarding and the ability to deliver training on this to others would be an advantage.

You will have knowledge equivalent to NVQ III and have a Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, or will be working towards. You will be willing to undertake specified education and training for this role, including Level 3 QCF in End of Life Care.

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More information is available from Recruitment on 01305 755213 or at

This post is subject to relevant clearance checks.

Weldmar Hospicecare values respects and responds to diversity and difference of individuals and groups.

Weldmar Hospicecare is a Disability Confident employer.

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