Family Liaison Practitioner

Demelza Hospice Care for Children

Eltham, Greater London - Show Location

Band 4 equivalent - £24,389-£27,072

Full-Time / Temporary

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DEMELZA PROVIDES SPECIALIST CARE AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH TERMINAL CONDITIONS AND THEIR LOVED ONES, ACROSS KENT, EAST SUSSEX AND SOUTH EAST LONDON.

We help with every element of life for a child or young person with a terminal condition by providing tailored care. From diagnosis through to end of life and bereavement services, we\'re there for that journey.

As part of the Family Support Team, you will work alongside the Evelina London Children\'s Hospital Palliative Care Team to provide emotional support and advocacy to children, young people and families.

You will have a qualification relevant to child/social care with a proven record of supporting families in the health, educational or social settings and/or family home. You will be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written skills, with a high level of organisation and the ability to manage and re-prioritise a changing workload.

You will have significant experience of working with children, young people and families with a clear understanding of the issues they face.

You will have the ability to work flexibly and adaptable, with a tactful approach to problem solving.

A valid driving licence is essential to this role as you will be required to travel through the Demelza region.

The role will involve working 4 days at ELCH and 1 day at Demelza South East London (Eltham).

Please email jane.o\'[email protected], Deputy Director of Family Support if you would like more information.

Apply now to join #TeamDemelza and be part of our passion and dedication to be there when we are needed the most.

CLOSING DATE: SUNDAY 22ND MARCH 2020

INTERVIEW DATE: TUESDAY 31ST MARCH 2020

Enhanced DBS Disclosure check may be undertaken dependant on role. Demelza is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No 1039651. Demelza is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To see how we process your data, please visit our website and view our Recruitment Privacy Notice.

Sophie La-Haye

12 hours ago

CVM17980

1505476

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