Family Liaison Practitioner

Demelza Hospice Care for Children

Keycol, Swale, Kent - Show Location

Band 4 equivalent - £24,389-£27,072

Full-Time / Permanent

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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.

Working as part of Family Liaison, you will provide comprehensive support to children, young people and families referred to Demelza.

You will have significant experience of direct work with children, young people and families with a clear understanding of the issues which they face. You will have a qualification relevant in social care, health or education, with a proven record of supporting families in the community and/or in the family home.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a high level of organisation skills and the ability to manage and re prioritise a changing workload. You will have the ability to be flexible and adaptable in your work, with a proactive approach to problem solving. You will have the ability to safeguard the welfare and best interests of children/young people at all times, working in collaboration with other agencies.

A valid driving licence is essential for this role as you will be required to undertake travel throughout the Demelza region. Flexibility of working hours will be required, to include occasional evenings and weekend working.

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 29TH MARCH 2020

INTERVIEW DATE: WEDNESDAY 8TH APRIL 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

6 hours ago

CVM17981

1505477

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