Vacancies

Palliative Care Social Worker – Fixed Term Contract to 31st March 2021

 22.5 hours per week (0.6 WTE)

 Location: Hospice of the Valleys, Blaenau Gwent

 Salary: £31,365 – £37,890 (pro-rata for part-time employees)

Hospice of the Valleys is the specialist provider of palliative care services in Blaenau Gwent.  Our specialist teams provided support to over 600 patients last year; in their own homes, in our Day Centre, at Outpatient appointments or in hospital.  We provide nursing support, respite care, social work and bereavement support, physiotherapy, complementary therapies and welfare rights support to people with life-limiting illnesses across Blaenau Gwent.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and confident social worker to join our active and well established team on a fixed term contract.

The successful applicant will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing support to Hospice patients and their families and carers in making decisions about their future needs as they adjust to a new and changing situation, offering appropriate interventions.

Use of a car and a full driving licence is essential for this post.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Jonathan Pearce, Family Support Team Lead on: 01495 717277

To apply, download the Job Description and application form in word or pdf format.

Applications will only be accepted on a Hospice of the Valleys application form. 

Closing Date:  19th August 2020

 

 

Clinical Nurse Specialist – Palliative Dementia Care Services

 30 hours per week (0.8 WTE)

 Location: Hospice of the Valleys, Blaenau Gwent

 Salary:  Band 6 £31,365 – £37,890 (pro-rata for part-time employees)

Hospice of the Valleys is the specialist provider of palliative care services in Blaenau Gwent.  Our specialist teams provided support to over 600 patients last year; in their own homes, in our Day Centre, at Outpatient appointments or in hospital.  We provide nursing support, respite care, social work and bereavement support, physiotherapy, complementary therapies and welfare rights support to people with life-limiting illnesses across Blaenau Gwent.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our team.  We are looking for a clinical professional with the ability to provide specialist support to patients and their families within our specialist dementia service.

Working within our Clinical Team, the post holder will possess the drive and ambition to help shape our services to enable us to make a real difference to the lives of our patients and their families.  The post holder will manage their own caseload.

Use of a car and a full driving licence is essential for this post.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Jane Hart, Head of Clinical Services on: 01495 717277

Applications for this post will only be accepted via NHS Jobs – for further information or to apply, click here.

Closing Date:  19th August 2020

 

            

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Vacancy:  Charity Fundraiser (Lottery Canvasser)

Hospice of the Valleys are proud to be working with Local Hospice Lottery – a weekly lottery set up to provide financial support to adult and children’s hospices across Great Britain.  Local Hospice Lottery are currently recruiting for Lottery Canvassers to work in the Blaenau Gwent area.  For further information on this vacancy, please visit the Local Hospice Lottery recruitment page here.

 

 

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