Specialist Palliative Care Social Worker

Closing Date: 21st June, 2018

Interview Date: 9th July, 2018

Band 6 : £23,824 – £35,225

37.5 Hours Per Week

Permanent Contract


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 Social Worker to provide a professional and comprehensive Social Work Service 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 are in need of acute or continuing emotional support by using empathic, motivational and reassurance skills

If you enjoy a blend of therapeutic work and teaching – this post is for you.


There are a number of benefits to being 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, Associate Director and Head of Community Services, on 01803 210803 or Emily Madsen, Social Work Team Leader, on 01803 210865.

You can apply below or alternatively contact the Human Resources Department on 01803 210860, or email [email protected] to request a recruitment pack.

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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