Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary QSW to work with a Patient and Family Support Team in Liverpool. This position is initially for a period of 6 months and will be for 22.5 hours per week. The hourly rate is £31.15 (paid to you via an umbrella company).
To deliver a comprehensive social work and bereavement service in all areas of the hospice, including the community if appropriate. To work as a flexible and responsive member of the multi-disciplinary team advocating on patients and family’s behalf. To be accountable for ensuring own practice meets minimum national standards and is compliant with the social work Code of Conduct.
Review the initial assessment on a regular basis (while the patient is an inpatient) to ensure our services are responsive to changing needs.
In partnership with the patient identify and agree desired outcomes and agree how these will be achieved.
Provide psychological and emotional support to patients, identifying when the level of support may be beyond the scope of an individual social worker and that other professional support may be needed.
Where applicable liaise with external agencies to ensure the patients’ needs can be met on discharge from the hospice
Identify any needs the carer may have and where appropriate refer to specialist agencies that can provide support.
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