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Outreach Clinical Support Worker

Acorns Children's Hospice
Post date
8 September 2021
Closing date
22 September 2021
Walstead Road, Walsall WS5 4LZ
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Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust are now looking for an Outreach Clinical Support Worker to deliver holistic care to children and young people who are life limited/ life threatened in their homes or other appropriate care premises.

About the Role

As a Clinical Support Worker, you’ll deliver day-to-day care to meet the clinical needs of our children and young people, either in their home or other care premises, reporting and recording any changes in need. You’ll facilitate play and activity that is appropriate to age and development needs and provide parents and carers with an emotional base of support when caring for their child in their home.

You’ll work independently or alongside other workers from the Acorns team, such as one of our nurses.

About You

You will have previous experience in general childcare, hospital or physical care of children or young people. You’ll have a Health and Social Care diploma, NNEB or NVQ level 2 (or above or equivalent) and knowledge of safeguarding is essential.

We’re open every day of the year and are fully responsive to the needs of our children and young people, so we will ask for some flexibility as there will be day and weekend shifts. As this is an outreach role, you must have the ability to travel independently across the West Midlands.

What We Offer

  • £20,756 per annum
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • employee discounts from leading retailers
  • employee gym discount scheme
  • bike-to-work scheme
  • generous contribution to group personal pension plan or continuation of current NHS pension scheme
  • NHS pension scheme life assurance or Acorns group life assurance scheme

You need to be eligible to work in the UK to be considered for this role. Any successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check for children.

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