Family Support Worker

  • Full Time
  • Barnet

Exciting new opportunity


Salary: NJC scale 25-28, £28,215 – £29,766 p.a.

Come and join our dynamic team

Following investment in End of Life care from the CCGs in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey as part of the North Central London Sustainability and Transformation Partnership we are extending our multi-disciplinary community teams to enable us to provide psychosocial support to more people in the last year of life, and those important to them.

The new investment will mean we will offer support to people earlier on in their illness helping them to develop advanced care plans to ensure their wishes and preferences are met and they are fully supported throughout their journey.

We are seeking an experienced social care professional to provide additional psychosocial support in our Barnet Community team (approx. 22.5 hrs) and our 18 bed In-patient Unit (approx. 15 hrs) It is full-time role and the person appointed will work across both teams, based at our North Finchley site. As the post involves community work car owner and driver is essential.

The role of Family Support Worker is newly developed

You will work closely with the social work team to assist and support them in their work and facilitate timely, creative, person centred support, that enables people to make informed choice and manage their health, wellbeing and lives independently, for as long as possible.

Please state in the additional information of the application why you want to work in palliative care and the qualities you feel you would bring to the role.

Would you like to know more?

To discuss the post please contact:

Patricia McCrossan on 020 8343 6807 (SW Manager Mon-Wed) pmccrossan@northlondonhospice.co.uk

Megan Crouchman on 020 8343 6803 (SW Manager Wed-Fri) mcrouchman@northlondonhospice.co.uk

Closing Date: 21st May 2019

Interview Date: 29th May 2019

We offer continuation of the NHS pension scheme, salary in line with agenda for change, including enhancements, inner London supplement and NHS-aligned annual leave. We also offer ongoing professional development, and support with revalidation, as well as a fully-funded health cash plan, workplace perks, discounted cinema scheme, etc. If you are keen to develop your skills and work in a friendly team this could be the opportunity for you.

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