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Family Link Worker

Organisation
Noah's Ark Children's Hospice
Post date
1 October 2020
Closing date
1 November 2020
Location
EN5 4NP
Salary
£22,000 - £25,700
Hours
37.5
Contact email
recruitment@noahsarkhospice.org.uk

We are seeking an experienced, creative, and knowledgeable family support professional to join our pivotal Family Link Team.

As Family Link Worker, you will act as a link between families and the wider service provided by Noah’s Ark, assessing their needs and introducing them to appropriate services. You will continue to support the family, as needed during their child’s time with Noah’s Ark and in some cases post-bereavement.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and families with complex needs in a key worker or family support role. Experience of needs assessment and care planning would be beneficial.

You will enjoy working independently but also capable of effective team working, ideally with experience of inter-professional working across health, education and social care.

You will be familiar the needs of children with disabilities and complex needs, and have an understanding of the challenges facing families. You will have strong interpersonal skills, an enthusiastic work attitude and a flexible approach to the changing work environment.

Experience of bereavement work would be ideal, but is not essential, as training will be provided.

To Apply, please go to:

https://www.noahsarkhospice.org.uk/about-us/work-with-us/current-vacancies/family-link-worker/

Please ensure you attach your CV and Cover Letter when applying. These should explain your motivation for applying and why you think you are suitable for the role. Please include examples of how your experience matches the essential criteria.

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