Specialist Palliative Care Community Care Worker

Closing Date: 24th January, 2019

Interview Date: 6th February, 2019

20 Hours Per Week

Salary : £23,023 – £29,608 (pro rata)

Permanent Contract

Potential Start Date From: 8th April 2019


Hospice and Department

Rowcroft Hospice services cover the 300 square miles of South Devon and a population of 280,000.  The Social Work team provides support to patients and families.


Job Outline

We are looking for a highly motivated Community Care Worker to provide professional and comprehensive Social Care Support to all patients and their families/carers of the Specialist Palliative Care Service.


Person Required

You will have effective communication skills, to work with individuals with a life-threatening illness (and their families/carers) who need acute or continuing emotional support by using empathic, motivational and reassurance skills.


If you enjoy a blend of therapeutic work & Care Management – this post is for you.



There are a number of benefits to be a member of the Rowcroft team, such as our commitment to employee training and development, being able to continue with the NHS pension scheme, subsidised meals and free on-site car parking.  There are more details of staff benefits on our website under “Working for us”.


For informal enquiries please contact Jo Anthony, Head of Community, Therapy and Support Services on 01803 210803, or Emily Madsen, Social Work Team Leader, on 01803 210865.


To download a recruitment pack or apply online, please go to the vacancies page of our website at  www.rowcrofthospice.org.uk.   Alternatively, you may contact the Human Resources Department on 01803 210860 or email [email protected]

Rowcroft Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Rowcroft Hospice – Rowcroft House Foundation Ltd
Avenue Road, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5LS
Registered Charity No. 282723

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