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family support worker (fair havens hospice)

Contract: Full Time - 37.5 hours a week
Location: Fair Havens Hospice
Closing Date: Jul 14, 2019

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and passionate individual, to support patients and families who are affected by life limiting illness.

You will have experience of working with families in a relevant health care setting, as well as having a clear understanding of the holistic needs of patients and families living with a life-limiting illness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To act as the ‘link’ between a range of services offered
  • Receive referrals into the wellbeing service and conducting telephone assessments
  • To work directly with children and adults offering therapeutic support
  • Coordinate and provide sibling/young carer support and offer coping strategies
  • Identify areas of need and support for both patients and wider family members

Havens Hospices Staff Benefits

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including bank holidays)
  • Perkbox retailer discount scheme
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)

Contact us today on 01702 220350 or email us