£23,771 - £26,033 pa, pro- rata
22.5 hours per week, 3 days, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
We are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking and experienced Family Support Practitioner who is passionate about specialist palliative care to join our Family Support Team at Leckhampton Court.
As a Family Support Practitioner you will provide level 3 (NICE Guidance 2004) psychological services for patients and their families which addresses pre-bereavement and post bereavement needs. You will complete a psycho-social assessment for patients and their family/carer to identify social strengths, needs, and goals. You will work in close partnership with the clinical teams within the hospice.
Leckhampton Court is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in Gloucestershire. We're here for people aged 18 and over dying from conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease. We offer a huge range of support, from inpatient care in our 16-bed hospice, set in the foot of the Cotswold Hills and surrounded by beautiful countryside, to Day Services and Hospice at Home which helps people stay at home longer and offers respite to carers. Our expert care team includes doctors, nurses, care assistants, physiotherapists, occupational and complementary therapists, social workers, bereavement support workers, volunteer befrienders and spiritual care workers.
The successful candidate will have evidence of post qualifying counselling experience in a health or social care service. They will have experience of multidisciplinary working and an understanding of end of life issues. Experience in facilitating group work within healthcare will be essential and teaching will be a requirement of the post holder.
If you would like to join our team please contact Debbie Williams, Head of Clinical Services on 01242 230199 or firstname.lastname@example.org
• Company pension scheme
• 25 days holiday - rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays
• Option to buy and sell up to five days holiday
• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
• Enhanced sick pay
• Paid qualifications
• Corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services
• Relocation allowance
• Staff discount of 15% on new goods online at shop.sueryder.org
• Season ticket loan
• Cash referral bonus scheme
• Salary sacrifice car scheme
• Online Wellbeing Centre
• Free Will writing service
• Staff finance loans
• Free onsite parking
• Free uniform
• Carers leave policy
• Subsidised onsite meals and drinks
• Structured induction programme and learning and development opportunities
Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. Whether that’s a terminal illness, the loss of a loved one or a neurological condition – we’re there when it matters. Our doctors, nurses and carers give people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can.